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The invention of the beautiful game : football and the making of modern Brazil

Author: Gregg Bocketti
Publisher: Gainesville ; Tallahassee ; Tampa ; Boca Raton ; Pensacola ; Orlando ; Miami ; Jacksonville ; Ft. Myers ; Sarasota University Press of Florida [2016] © 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this cross-cutting cultural history, Gregg Bocketti traces the origins of soccer in Brazil from its elitist, Eurocentric identity as 'foot-ball' at the end of the nineteenth century to its subsequent mythologization as the specifically Brazilian 'futebol,' o jogo bonito (the beautiful game), in the twentieth century and beyond"...Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gregg Bocketti
ISBN: 9780813062556 0813062551
OCLC Number: 951437168
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: xiii, 316 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Gregg Bocketti.

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"In this cross-cutting cultural history, Gregg Bocketti traces the origins of soccer in Brazil from its elitist, Eurocentric identity as 'foot-ball' at the end of the nineteenth century to its subsequent mythologization as the specifically Brazilian 'futebol,' o jogo bonito (the beautiful game), in the twentieth century and beyond"...Provided by publisher.

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