Sport in Latin American society : past and present

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Notes

  • "This group of studies first appeared as a special issue of the International journal of the history of sport (ISSN 0952-3367), vol. 18, no. 3, September 2001"--T.p. verso.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [197]-202) and index.

Contents

  • The early evolution of modern sport in Latin America: a mainly English middle-class inspiration? / J.A. Mangan -- The later evolution of modern sport in Latin America: the North American influence / Joseph L. Arbena -- Tribulations and achievements: the early history of Olympism in Argentina / Cesar R. Torres -- Fútbol, politicians and the people: populism and politics in Argentina / Vic Duke and Liz Crolley -- Baseball arguments: aficionismo and masculinity at the core of Cubanidad / Thomas Carter -- The crisis of Brazilian football: perspectives for the twenty-first century / Cesar Gordon and Ronaldo Helal - Sport in Latin America from past to present: a European perspective / Robert Chappell -- Epilogue: hegemony, emancipation, and mythology / Lamartine P. DaCosta
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