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The Invention of the Beautiful Game

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The Invention of the Beautiful Game: Football and the Making of Modern Brazil

Gregg Bocketti

This book explains how Brazilian football (soccer) became Brazilian, showing that this was a matter of choices made by Brazilian nationalists rather than an outgrowth of any “authentic” Brazilian identity, thus demonstrating the crafted nature and complexity of Brazilian identity and nationalism. It argues that the history of Brazilian football is best understood as a history of Brazilian ideas, arguments, and actions to make the country a modern, developed, and unified nation ... Read more

Florida Scholarship Online provides access to hundreds of titles in the fields of Archaeology, History, Literature, Music, and Society and Cultureincluding Latin American Studies and Middle East Studies.

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January 19, 2017

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