The Country of Football

The Country of Football

Soccer and the Making of Modern Brazil

Book - 2014
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"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 soccer from the 1950s to the present. It also explores race and class tensions in Brazil and shows how soccer is central to the country's dramatic trajectory toward modernity and economic power"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014]
ISBN: 9780520279087
0520279085
9780520279094
0520279093
9780520958258
052095825X
Branch Call Number: 796.334 KITTLES
Characteristics: xiii, 328 pages ; 24 cm

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