Soccer in South Asia: Empire, Nation, Diaspora, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Soccer in South Asia

Empire, Nation, Diaspora, 1st Edition

Edited by Paul Dimeo, James Mills

Routledge

200 pages

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The place of football in the colonial and post-colonial past is explored and both British and Portuguese influences on the development of the game are considered. Contemporary issues such as the impact of the professional league in India and the role of UK Asians in the organization of the Indian game are considered. Future scenarios are explored and models for progression and problems facing the sport in south Asia are outlined.

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Sport in the Global Society

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SPO040000
SPORTS & RECREATION / Soccer