The State of Things
11:22 am
Thu May 8, 2014

The Politics of Fútbol! In Latin America

Fútbol! Why Soccer Matters in Latin America
Credit http://upf.com/ / University Press of Florida

Joshua Nadel discusses his new book, 'Fútbol!: Why Soccer Matters in Latin America'

  

Sports say a lot about a city, state, or nation. Joshua Nadel’s new book explores the place of soccer in Latin America, and how it's influenced national identity in a post-colonial world. Nadel is the author of “Fútbol!: Why Soccer Matters in Latin America” (University Press of Florida; 2014) and a professor of Latin American and Caribbean History at North Carolina Central University. 

Host Frank Stasio talks with Nadel about soccer's influence on Latin American identity. 

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