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Fútbol! : why soccer matters in Latin America / Joshua H. Nadel.

Title
Fútbol! : why soccer matters in Latin America / Joshua H. Nadel.
Author
Nadel, Joshua H.
Publication
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014].

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Details

Description
287 pages : illustrations; 24 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • History
  • History.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-274) and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Introduction: Soccer narratives -- Uruguayan arrivals: from shadow to the sun -- La nuestra and futebol arte: national styles? -- Interlude 1. Symbiosis: the media and soccer -- Paraguay: caudillos, corruption, and soccer -- "Y va a caer": soccer and politics in Chile -- Interlude 2. Professionalization -- Dark, expressive sportsmen of a distant continent? Race and soccer in Honduras -- The unfulfilled promise of Mexico -- Interlude 3. Counterpoint: baseball in Venezuela -- Left out: Women's soccer -- Epilogue: New narratives.
ISBN
  • 9780813049380
  • 0813049385
LCCN
^^2013038964
OCLC
857740653
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library