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Country of Football : Politics, Popular Culture, and the Beautiful Game in Brazil.

Author: Paulo Fontes; Bernardo Buarque De Hollanda
Publisher: London : Hurst, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brazil has done much to shape football/soccer, but how has soccer shaped Brazil? Despite the political and social importance of the beautiful game to the country, the subject has hitherto received little attention. This book presents groundbreaking work by historians and researchers from Brazil, the United States, Britain and France, who examine the political significance, in the broadest sense, of the sport in  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fontes, Paulo.
Country of Football : Politics, Popular Culture, and the Beautiful Game in Brazil.
London : Hurst, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo Fontes; Bernardo Buarque De Hollanda
ISBN: 9781849044172 1849044171
OCLC Number: 958580096
Description: 1 online resource (502 pages)

Abstract:

Brazil has done much to shape football/soccer, but how has soccer shaped Brazil? Despite the political and social importance of the beautiful game to the country, the subject has hitherto received little attention. This book presents groundbreaking work by historians and researchers from Brazil, the United States, Britain and France, who examine the political significance, in the broadest sense, of the sport in which Brazil has long been a world leader. The authors consider questions such as the relationship between soccer, the workplace and working class culture; the formation of Brazilian na.

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