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

Author: Gregg Bocketti
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [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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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregg Bocketti
ISBN: 9780813062556 0813062551
OCLC Number: 914290360
Notes: Transylvania Library notes:
TU Associate: Gregg Bocketti (Faculty)
KY Author: Gregg Bocketti
Description: xiii, 316 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Playing for the nation : the ideology of Brazilian sports --
Building and rebuilding the society of football --
Students and masters : national identity and international football --
Respectability, emotion, and gender in Brazilian spectatorship --
The invention of the beautiful game --
Epilogue: The life of the beautiful game.
Responsibility: Gregg Bocketti.
Local System Bib Number:
System.Supplied@2016-08-09,11:32:29

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