Sport in the African World, Hardback Book

Sport in the African World Hardback

Description

Sport has been a component of African cultural life for several hundred years.

In today's globalized world, Africans and Africa have become a vital part of the international sporting landscape.

This is the first book to attempt to survey the historical, contemporary and geographical breadth of that landscape, drawing on multi-disciplinary scholarship from around the world.

To gain an understanding of sport in Africa and its contributions to the global sports world, one must first consider the ways in which sport itself is a terrain of conflict and represents another symbolic territory to conquer.

Addressing key themes such as colonialism, globalization, migration, apartheid, politics and international relations, sports media and broadcasting, ethnobranding, sports tourism and the African diaspora in Europe and the United States, this collection of original scholarship offers a significant contribution to this burgeoning field of research.

Sport in the African World is fascinating reading for all students and scholars with an interest in sport studies, sport history, African history or African culture.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 264 pages, 2 Line drawings, black and white; 9 Halftones, black and white; 2 Tables, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociology: sport & leisure
  • ISBN: 9780815380641

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