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Sport Past and Present in South Africa: (Trans)forming the Nation - Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives (Hardback)
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Sport Past and Present in South Africa: (Trans)forming the Nation - Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives (Hardback)

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Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 04/10/2011
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This book provides an interpretation of sport in contemporary South Africa through an historical account of the evolution and social ramifications of sport in the twentieth century. It comprises chapters which trace the growth of sports such as football, cricket, surfing, boxing and rugby, and considers their relationship to aspects of racial identity, masculinity, femininity, political and social development in the country. The book also draws out the wider geo-political significance of South African sport, placing it in the context of the development of sport both elsewhere on the African continent and internationally. The history of sport has seen significant international growth over the past few decades. For the most part, however, the history of sport in Africa has remained largely untraced. By detailing the way in which sport's development in South Africa overlapped with major socio-political processes on the wider African continent, this volume seeks to narrow the gap. This book was previously published as a special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415552356
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 498 g
Dimensions: 246 x 174 x 15 mm

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