Citizens and Sportsmen: Fútbol and Politics in Twentieth-Century Chile

Citizens and Sportsmen: Fútbol and Politics in Twentieth-Century Chile

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by Brenda Elsey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0292743939

ISBN-13: 9780292743939

Pub. Date: 05/15/2012

Publisher: University of Texas Press

This pioneering study of amateur fútbol (soccer) clubs in Chile reveals how the world's most popular sport has served to engage citizens in local and national politics and support democratic practices.

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This pioneering study of amateur fútbol (soccer) clubs in Chile reveals how the world's most popular sport has served to engage citizens in local and national politics and support democratic practices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292743939
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Chapter One. Rayando la Cancha—Marking the Field: Chilean Football, 1893–1919
  • Chapter Two. The Massive, Modern, and Marginalized in Football of the 1920s
  • Chapter Three. "The White Elephant": The National Stadium, Populism, and the Popular Front, 1933–1942
  • Chapter Four. The "Latin Lions" and the "Dogs of Constantinople": Immigrant Clubs, Ethnicity, and Racial Hierarchies in Football, 1920–1953
  • Chapter Five. "Because We Have Nothing . . .": The Radicalization of Amateurs and the World Cup of 1962
  • Chapter Six. The New Left, Popular Unity, and Football, 1963–1973
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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Forwards: <br> Jess, Becky, Mally, Ally. <p> Mid-fielders: <br> Heather, Sophie, Nala. <p> Defenders: Gabby, Tasha, Nellie, Erin, Natasha. <p> Keeper (Goalie): <br> Ana