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The Resource African soccerscapes : how a continent changed the world's game, Peter Alegi

African soccerscapes : how a continent changed the world's game, Peter Alegi

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African soccerscapes : how a continent changed the world's game
Title
African soccerscapes
Title remainder
how a continent changed the world's game
Statement of responsibility
Peter Alegi
Title variation
African soccerscapes
Title variation remainder
how a continent changed the worlds game
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Language
eng
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Summary
This is an academic study of the history of soccer on the continent of Africa. Alegi (history, Michigan State U.) moves chronologically from the sport's European imperial introduction and subsequent dissemination across the continent in the 19th and early 20th centuries, to the "Africanization" of the game in the interwar 1920s-1940s. In chapter three, Alegi presents cases in Nigeria, Algeria, and South African illustrating soccer's role in African independence movements. The narration continues with accounts of soccer developments during decolonization, including the establishment of the Confederation of African Football. Subsequent chapters examine the migration of African soccer players to Europe's professional leagues, and the increasing commercialization of African soccer from the 1980's to recent times. The history culminates in an epilogue wherein the impending (at the time of writing) 2010 World Cup, hosted by South Africa, is discussed. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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360863
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DLC
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Alegi, Peter
Dewey number
796.334096
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GV944.A4
LC item number
A45 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Africa in world history
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Soccer
Target audience
adult
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how a continent changed the world's game
Label
African soccerscapes : how a continent changed the world's game, Peter Alegi
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Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"The white man's burden" : football and empire, 1860s/1919 -- The Africanization of football, 1920s/1940s -- Making nations in late colonial Africa, 1940s/1964 -- Nationhood, Pan-Africanism, and football after independence -- Football migration to Europe since the 1930s -- The privatization of football, 1980s to recent times -- South Africa 2010 : the World Cup comes to Africa
Control code
2009049198
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 179 p.
Isbn
9780896802780
Lccn
2009049198
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn468233504
Label
African soccerscapes : how a continent changed the world's game, Peter Alegi
Publication
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
"The white man's burden" : football and empire, 1860s/1919 -- The Africanization of football, 1920s/1940s -- Making nations in late colonial Africa, 1940s/1964 -- Nationhood, Pan-Africanism, and football after independence -- Football migration to Europe since the 1930s -- The privatization of football, 1980s to recent times -- South Africa 2010 : the World Cup comes to Africa
Control code
2009049198
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xvi, 179 p.
Isbn
9780896802780
Lccn
2009049198
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn468233504

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