The Country of Football: Soccer and the Making of Modern Brazil

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"In time for Brazil's hosting of the 2014 World Cup, this book uses the stories of star players and other key figures (based on over 40 interviews) to create a contemporary history of Brazilian soccer from the 1950s to the present. It also explores race and class tensions in Brazil and shows how soccer is central to the country's dramatic trajectory toward modernity and economic power"--

The Country of Football: Soccer and the Making of Modern Brazil 2014, University of California Press, Berkeley

ISBN-13: 9780520279087

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The Country of Football: Soccer and the Making of Modern Brazil 2014, University of California Press, Berkeley

ISBN-13: 9780520279094

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