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African Soccerscapes: How a Continent Changed the World's Game

Author: Project Muse.; Peter Alegi
Publisher: Ohio State University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English
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From Accra and Algiers to Zanzibar and Zululand, Africans have wrested control of soccer from the hands of Europeans, and through the rise of different playing styles, the rituals of spectatorship,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
African Soccerscapes: How a Continent Changed the World's Game
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Project Muse.; Peter Alegi
OCLC Number: 942299996
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of IllustrationsPrologueAcknowledgmentsOne: "The White Man's Burden"Football and Empire, 1860s-1919Two: The Africanization of Football, 1920s-1940sThree: Making Nations in Late Colonial Africa, 1940s-1964Four: Nationhood, Pan-Africanism, and Football after IndependenceFive: Football Migration to Europe since the 1930sSix: The Privatization of Football, 1980s to Recent TimesEpilogue: South Africa 2010: The World Cup Comes to AfricaNotesBibliographySeries Editors' NoteIndex

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"Given the huge interest in the 2010 World Cup, many will be looking for something to contextualize the African soccer scene. African Soccerscapes is excellent, with a clear framework and Read more...

 
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