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African soccerscapes

Peter Alegi

African soccerscapes

how a continent changed the world"s game

by Peter Alegi

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Published by Ohio University Press, Ohio University Center for International Studies in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soccer -- Africa -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPeter Alegi.
    SeriesAfrica in world history, "The white man"s burden" : football and empire, 1860s/1919 -- The Africanization of football, 1920s/1940s -- Making nations in late colonial Africa, 1940s/1964 -- Nationhood, Pan-Africanism, and football after independence -- Football migration to Europe since the 1930s -- The privatization of football, 1980s to recent times -- South Africa 2010 : the World Cup comes to Africa
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV944.A4 A45 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23945394M
    ISBN 109780896802780, 9780896804722
    LC Control Number2009049198

      Shakira – Waka Waka (This Time for Africa) (The Official FIFA World Cup™ Song) Waka Waka (Esto es Africa) (Cancion Oficial de la Copa Mundial de la FIFA™ Sudafrica ) References: Alegi, Peter. African Soccerscapes: How a Continent Changed the World’s Game. Ohio University Press, FIFA World Cup™ – Memories. Please join us at Lobby Books for the launch of Peter Alegi’s latest book: African Soccerscapes: How A Continent Changed the World’s Game. From Accra and Algiers to Zanzibar and Zululand, Africans have wrested control of soccer from the hands of Europeans and through the presence of magicians and healers, the rise of different playing styles and the rich .

    Peter Alegi is the author of African Soccerscapes ( avg rating, 30 ratings, 5 reviews, published ), Laduma! ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 review /5. Chapter 1 The White Man's BurdenA": Football and Empire, s Chapter 2 The Africanization of Football, ss Chapter 3 Making Nations in Late Colonial Africa, s Chapter 4 Nationhood, Pan-Africanism, and Football after Independence Chapter 5 Football Migration to Europe Since the s Chapter 6 The Privatization of.

      From amidst this clamour Peter Alegi's African Soccerscapes diligently emerges, the title itself indicative of the academic nature of this concise addition to the growing body of literature about the political economy of African soccer. While adopting a similar position to other texts in this field on topics such as race, cultural values Author: James Esson. African Soccerscapes Peter Alegi Published by Ohio University Press Alegi, Peter. African Soccerscapes: How a Continent Changed the World's Game. Ohio University Press, Project For additional information about this book Access provided at 6 Apr GMT from Scholarly Communication.


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Soccerscapes is an academically rigorous book that vividly reverberates with Alegi’s passion for Africa and for football, a game to which he has devoted so much of his life.” Gerard Akindes, cofounder of Impumelelo, an interdisciplinary journal of African sports.

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Soccer was a rare form of “national culture” in Author: Peter Alegi. Peter Alegi discusses his book manuscript in process African Soccerscapes: Sport, Race, Nation, and Capitalism (Ohio University Press, forthcoming in ).Guest host Solomon Getahun and Peter Limb talk with Alegi about football and anti-colonial nationalism in Nigeria, Algeria, and South Africa; the history of migration of African players to Europe; and South Africa's hosting.

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Ohio University Press books are printed on acid-free paper ™ 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 5 4 3 2 1 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Alegi, Peter. African soccerscapes: how a continent changed the world’s game / Peter Alegi.

p. cm. — (Africa in world history) (“The white man’s burden”: football and empire,File Size: KB. Please join us at Lobby Books for the launch of Peter Alegi’s latest book: African Soccerscapes: How A Continent Changed the World’s Game.

From Accra and Algiers to Zanzibar and Zululand, Africans have wrested control of soccer from the hands of Europeans and through the presence of magicians and healers, the rise of different playing styles and the rich .The book is a must-read for all thosewishing to gain a greater understanding of the past, and future, of the global game." -- Laurent Dubois, Duke University "By putting the game in Africa in social, political, and historical context African Soccerscapes serves as a valuable reminder to be skeptical of simple narratives about South Africa