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Sport and society in global France : nations, migrations, corporations

Author: Cathal Kilcline
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2019.
Series: Studies in modern and contemporary France .
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides new insights into the evolution of the global sporting spectacle over the last thirty years through an analysis of star athletes, emblematic organisations and key locations in French sport, highlighting how sport has influenced (and been implicated in) debates over nationhood, immigration, commemorative practice, and de-industrialisation.
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KILCLINE, CATHAL.
SPORT AND SOCIETY IN GLOBAL FRANCE.
[Place of publication not identified], LIVERPOOL UNIV Press, 2019
(OCoLC)1033554805
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cathal Kilcline
ISBN: 9781786949554 1786949555
OCLC Number: 1085890670
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations (black and white).
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of images; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Monuments Men: Among the Afterlives of France '98; 2. Football's Françafrique; 3. Adventure Capitalists: Paris-Dakar Redux; 4. American Dreams: Be Like Mine; 5. Made in France: Nostalgia and (Re)cycling; 6. Plutocrats, Paranoia, Platoche: Qatar Sports Investment in Paris; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Series Title: Studies in modern and contemporary France .
Responsibility: Cathal Kilcline.

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This book provides new insights into the evolution of the global sporting spectacle over the last thirty years through an analysis of star athletes, emblematic organisations and key locations in French sport, highlighting how sport has influenced (and been implicated in) debates over nationhood, immigration, commemorative practice, and de-industrialisation.

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