Laduma!: Soccer, Politics and Society in South Africa, from Its Origins to 2010

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How did South Africa, a former pariah of the world, come to host the 2010 World Cup? Laduma! answers this question by telling the story of football in South Africa and how it was transformed from a British colonial export into a central aspect of the black experience. An immensely informative and vital account, the book explores the Africanization of the game with the introduction of rituals and magic, and the emergence of distinctive playing styles. Using archival research, interviews, newspaper and magazine articles, ...

Laduma!: Soccer, Politics and Society in South Africa, from Its Origins to 2010 2010, University of Kwazulu Natal Press

ISBN-13: 9781869141820

2nd 2010 edition

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