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Title Sport in Latin America and the Caribbean / Joseph L. Arbena and David G. LaFrance, editors.
Published Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 2002.
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 Floor2  GV586 .S64 2002    IN LIBRARY
Description xxxi, 241 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series Jaguar books on Latin America ; no. 23
Jaguar books on Latin America ; no. 23.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The Catholic Church and the origins of soccer in Costa Rica in the early 1900s / Chester Urbina Gaitán -- The case of soccer in early twentieth-century Lima / Steve J. Stein -- Soccer madness : futebol in Brazil / Joseph A. Page -- Soccer conspiracies : Maradona, the CIA, and popular critique / Jeffrey Tobin -- Three Kings Day in Consuelo : crickett, baseball, and the Cocolos in San Pedro de Macorís / Rob Ruck -- Labor, the state, and professional baseball in Mexico in the 1980s / David G. LaFrance -- Charreada : performance and interpretation of an equestrian folk tradition in Mexico and the United States / Kathleen M. Sands -- Hosting the Summer Olympic Games : Mexico City, 1968 / Joseph L. Arbena -- Sport in Cuba : Castro's last stand / Paula J. Pettavino and Geralyn Pye -- The failure of Caribbean integration : lessons from grassroots basketball / Jay R. Mandle and Joan D. Mandle -- Sport in Nicaragua, 1880-1926 / Richard V. McGehee -- The history of Peruvian women's volleyball / Abelardo Sánchez-León -- In search of the Latin American female athlete / Joseph L. Arbena.
Subject Sports -- Latin America.
Sports -- Caribbean Area.
Related Names Arbena, Joseph.
LaFrance, David G. (David Gerald), 1948-
ISBN 0842028218 (pbk. : alk. paper)
084202820X (alk. paper)
OCLC number 48144489