By Joshua H. Nadel
Get prepared for the 2014 FIFA international Cup and the 2016 summer time Olympics—both held in Brazil—with the tale of Latin America’s most well-liked activity. Fútbol! explains why opponents and enthusiasts alike are so fiercely devoted to football in the course of the region.
From its origins in British boarding colleges within the past due 1800s, football unfold around the globe to develop into part of way of life in Latin America—and a part of the region’s so much compelling nationwide narratives. This ebook illustrates that football has the robust skill to forge nationwide solidarity by way of attractive to humans throughout conventional social obstacles. in reality, writer Joshua Nadel unearths that what all started as an easy online game performed a heavily vital function within the improvement of Latin American international locations within the 20th century. analyzing the effect of the game in Argentina, Honduras, Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, Chile, and Mexico, Nadel addresses how football impacts politics, the media, race kinfolk, and gender stereotypes.
With inspiring own tales and a sweeping historic backdrop, Fútbol! exhibits that football is still tied to local identification all through vital and South the United States this present day. humans stay for it—and occasionally kill for it. it's a resource of desire and a explanation for suicide. it's a approach out of poverty for a decide on few and an intangible break out for thousands more.
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