Overview:Sporting Cultures: Hispanic Perspectives on Sport, Text and the Body - The essays that comprise this book mark new territory in the study of sport in the Hispanic world, a key site of cultural experience for the populations of Latin America, the United States and the Iberian Peninsula. The scope of the volume is the exploration of the representation and interaction of sport / text / body in a variety of cultural forms in Latin America, Spain and the chicano population of the USA. As such, it opens a path for further study of an area that is experiencing significant growth in the international academic community. The book consists of 11 chapters by different authors, and an introduction, totalling c.85,000 words. The essays deal with the key sporting practices of the Hispanic world, including boxing, baseball, athletics, Olympic movements and football, approaching them as physical manifestations in their own right and as cultural representations (via media images, poetry, narrative fiction, murals) through the research methodologies of the humanities and social sciences. This book was previously published as a special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725649-9780415574600. It was written by the following authors: David Wood, Kim Bissell, Stephen D. Perry, P Louise Johnson. Book Sporting Cultures: Hispanic Perspectives on Sport, Text and the Body, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Politics, Language, Education, Society, Law, Sports Books, Reference, Business, Finance. The book was published on 2009-12-21 00:00:00. It has 184 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 340 g. File for download Sporting Cultures: Hispanic Perspectives on Sport, Text and the Body has PDF format and is called sporting-cultures-hispanic-perspectives-on-sport-text-and-the-body.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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