EBOOK

Sport and National Identity in the Post-War World


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März 2004

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Concentrating on the post-colonial and post-industrial eras since 1945, this book provides a broad range of international case-studies to examine how sport has helped to shape national identities, and how national cultures have shaped contemporary sport.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction 1. Sport and national identity in contemporary England 2. 'Your boys took one hell of a beating!' English football and British decline, c.1950-80 3. 'Every day I wake up and I thank the Lord I'm Welsh': sport and national identity in post-war Wales 4. 'Cry for Us, Argentina': sport and national identity in late twentieth-century Scotland 5. Who are the boys in Green? Irish identity and soccer in the Republic of Ireland 6. 'One Nation, One Soul, One Dream, One Goal?' Sport and national identity in South Africa 7. Cricket and a crisis of identity in the Anglophone Caribbean 8. Baseball and American exceptionalism 9. Black against gold: New Zealand-Australia sporting rivalry in the modern era
EAN: 9780415283014
ISBN: 0415283019
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: ROUTLEDGE CHAPMAN HALL
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2004
Seitenanzahl: 208 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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