Giving the Game Away: Football, Politics, and Culture on Five Continents
Leicester University Press, 1995 - Sports & Recreation - 210 pages
This volume provides a review of the social significance of one of the few common global mass cultural pursuits, Association Football. It traces the history, social context and national/nationalist role of football in the culture and mass media of countries across the globe, ranging from Europe, the USA and Canada to Asia and the Pacific. This book is part of a series - "Sports, Politics and Culture" - which provides contemporary and historical studies of sport in society.
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