Olimpismo: The Olympic Movement in the Making of Latin America and the Caribbean

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Product Details

Price
$29.95  $27.55
Publisher
University of Arkansas Press
Publish Date
February 03, 2020
Pages
254
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.7 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781682261101

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About the Author

Antonio Sotomayor is Associate Professor and Librarian of Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author The Sovereign Colony: Olympic Sport, National Identity, and International Politics in Puerto Rico, winner of the José Toribio Medina book award.

Cesar R. Torres is Professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education at The College at Brockport, State University of New York. He is a former president of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport, the founding president of the Asociación Latina de Filosofía del Deporte, and a fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology.

Reviews

"This original and important collection of essays offers an additional lens to the analysis of Latin America and the Caribbean and sheds new light on the intersection of sports, politics, nation building, and identity formation."
--Raanan Rein, Professor of Latin American and Spanish History, Tel Aviv University