skip to content
The country of football : soccer and the making of modern Brazil Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The country of football : soccer and the making of modern Brazil

Author: Roger Alan Kittleson
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014.
Series: Sport in world history, 2
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Soccer is the world's most popular sport, and the Brazilian national team is beloved around the planet for its beautiful playing style, the jogo bonito. With the most successful national soccer team in the history of the World Cup, Brazil is the only country to have played in every competition and the winner of more championships than any other nation. Soccer is perceived, like carnival and samba, to be  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Alan Kittleson
ISBN: 9780520958258 052095825X 1306498473 9781306498470
OCLC Number: 984788220
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: 1. A National Game: Futebol Made Popular, Professional, and Afro-Brazilian --
2. When It was Good to be Brazilian: Tropical Modernity Affirmed, 1958-70 --
3. Playing Modern: Efficiency over Art, 1971-80 --
4. Risky Beauty: Art and the Opening of Brazil in the 1980s --
5. The Business of Winning: Brand Brazil and the New Globalism, 1990-2010 --
Conclusion: Mega-Brazil.
Series Title: Sport in world history, 2
Responsibility: Roger Kittleson.

Abstract:

"In time for Brazil's hosting of the 2014 World Cup, this book uses the stories of star players and other key figures (based on over 40 interviews) to create a contemporary history of Brazilian  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Impeccably researched." The Economist

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/984788220> # The country of football soccer and the making of modern Brazil
    a schema:MediaObject, schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "984788220" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1835541306#Place/berkeley> ; # Berkeley
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/796.3340981/e23/> ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1835541306#Person/kittleson_roger_alan> ; # Roger Alan Kittleson
    schema:datePublished "2014" ;
    schema:description "1. A National Game: Futebol Made Popular, Professional, and Afro-Brazilian -- 2. When It was Good to be Brazilian: Tropical Modernity Affirmed, 1958-70 -- 3. Playing Modern: Efficiency over Art, 1971-80 -- 4. Risky Beauty: Art and the Opening of Brazil in the 1980s -- 5. The Business of Winning: Brand Brazil and the New Globalism, 1990-2010 -- Conclusion: Mega-Brazil." ;
    schema:description "Soccer is the world's most popular sport, and the Brazilian national team is beloved around the planet for its beautiful playing style, the jogo bonito. With the most successful national soccer team in the history of the World Cup, Brazil is the only country to have played in every competition and the winner of more championships than any other nation. Soccer is perceived, like carnival and samba, to be quintessentially Brazilian and Afro-Brazilian. Yet the practice and history of soccer are also synonymous with conflict and contradiction as Brazil continues its trajectory toward modernity and." ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1835541306> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1835541306#Series/sport_in_world_history> ; # Sport in world history ;
    schema:name "The country of football soccer and the making of modern Brazil" ;
    schema:productID "984788220" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/984788220#PublicationEvent/berkeley_university_of_california_press_2014> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1835541306#Agent/university_of_california_press> ; # University of California Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781306498470> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520958258> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/984788220> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1835541306#Agent/university_of_california_press> # University of California Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of California Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1835541306#Person/kittleson_roger_alan> # Roger Alan Kittleson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Kittleson" ;
    schema:givenName "Roger Alan" ;
    schema:name "Roger Alan Kittleson" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1835541306#Series/sport_in_world_history> # Sport in world history ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/984788220> ; # The country of football soccer and the making of modern Brazil
    schema:name "Sport in world history ;" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780520958258>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "052095825X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780520958258" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781306498470>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1306498473" ;
    schema:isbn "9781306498470" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.