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By Nuno Domingos,Harry G. West

ISBN-10: 0821422618

ISBN-13: 9780821422618

ISBN-10: 0821422626

ISBN-13: 9780821422625

In articles for the newspaper O Brado Africano within the mid-1950s, poet and journalist José Craveirinha defined the ways that the Mozambican soccer avid gamers within the suburbs of Lourenço Marques (now Maputo) tailored the eu recreation to their very own expressive ends. via gesture, footwork, and patois, they used what Craveirinha termed “malice”— or cunning — to negotiate their locations within the colonial nation. “These manifestations call for an unlimited study,” Craveirinha wrote, “which could bring about a better wisdom of the black guy, of his difficulties, of his clashes with eu civilization, in brief, to an intensive treatise of invaluable and instructive ethnography.”

In Football and Colonialism, Nuno Domingos accomplishes that examine. bold and meticulously researched, the paintings attracts upon an array of fundamental assets, together with newspapers, nationwide data, poetry and songs, and interviews with former footballers. Domingos exhibits how neighborhood performances and pop culture practices turned websites of an embodied heritage of Mozambique. The paintings will holiday new flooring for students of African historical past and politics, city experiences, pop culture, and gendered different types of domination and resistance.

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