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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 35–54.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Alan McDougall Turning away from star players and secret police surveillance, this article provides a history of East German football from below, examining the role of the people's game in shaping everyday life in the socialist state. Analyzing issues of class, gender, and youth culture...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 55–73.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Hikabwa D. Chipande This article explores the complex relationship between football (soccer) and social change in late colonial Zambia (formerly known as Northern Rhodesia). Based on archival and oral sources collected over two years in Zambia, it argues that by the time the colonial state...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 206–213.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Daniel Widener This essay assesses three recent writings on soccer and society in Europe. Examining developments in England, Spain, and across the breadth of Europe, it tracks the formation of the English Premier League, discusses the politics within the Real Madrid–Barcelona rivalry, and explores...
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Radical History Review (2000) 2000 (77): 135–141.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Tamara Giles-Vernick Copyright © 2000 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2000 THE PAST IN PRINT Workers, Football Players, Musicians, and Painters: Remaking Conventional Narratives of Africa’s Colonial...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 116–136.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of racial difference taking place on a transnational scale, it also emphasizes the centrality of mass media and soccer in both countries' efforts to claim racial success. In addition, the macaquitos affair lays bare ongoing conflicts between new, popular mass media of the 1912–30 period and the Argentine...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 159–167.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Thomas P. Oates In the past several decades, a new narrative framework for American football in the United States has been offered to mainstream consumers. In a number of entertainments, notably fantasy football, fans are invited to enjoy National Football League (NFL) games through the lens...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 168–178.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to rewarding, controlling, or destroying their lives. This article examines how sports were used to determine the value of three young black men in Missouri, all named Michael (gay football player Michael Sam, HIV felon Michael “Tiger Mandingo” Johnson, and Michael Brown of Ferguson), with dramatic and even...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 1–12.
Published: 01 May 2016
...’ Introduction Historicizing the Politics and Pleasure of Sport The making of global culture owes much to sport. The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup, the Olympic Games, and other major sporting events generate huge revenues, fill stadiums, attract billions...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 187–198.
Published: 01 May 2016
... history. But let’s leap ahead to the mid-­1990s. After time spent coaching in South Africa, I was in my second year of a PhD program in history at Boston Univer- sity, intending to write the first scholarly history of black South African football.2 One day, I serendipitously stumbled...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (125): 214–216.
Published: 01 May 2016
... 2016 NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS Peter Alegi is professor of history at Michigan State University and research associate at the University of KwaZulu-­Natal. His publications include Laduma! Soccer, Politics and Society in South Africa; African Soccerscapes: How a Continent Changed...
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Radical History Review (2001) 2001 (80): 155–159.
Published: 01 May 2001
... an honorary degree at Harvard in that mem- orable year, 1968? That Championship Season “The trouble is,” explains Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the newly inaugurated president of Huxley University, “we’re neglecting football for education.” “Where would...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (119): 94–121.
Published: 01 May 2014
... to the brutal racism that governed South African life? Most scholarship on the sport- ing boycott has centered on rugby, soccer, and cricket, major team sports whose professional organizing bodies were the focus of substantial media attention. This activist-­driven coverage undoubtedly contributed...
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Radical History Review (1989) 1989 (44): 3–4.
Published: 01 May 1989
... Mike Wallace 4 / RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW South African soccer star Henry Cele as Shah, king of the Zulus in the ten-hour miniseries, Shaka Zulu. Courtesy Harmony Gold Productions. ...
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (38): 88–113.
Published: 01 May 1987
.... Worried that he would be stuck in B movies, Reagan introduced Warner Brothers to the idea of a film about Knute Rockne. Reagan had played football all through his youth; he got his first radio job by simulating the end of a game his college had won in the last twenty seconds by using ”the old...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (102): 42–44.
Published: 01 October 2008
... of the campaigns I have been involved with have not won what we set out to win. In a winner-takes-all society, this can be emotionally rough. What I accidentally stumbled onto in studying history was not a way to win more, but to see my organizing in a different framework. Organizing is not a football...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (111): 256–258.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of the Journal of Alternative Perspectives in the Social Sciences, Resistance Studies Magazine, and Interface: A Journal about and for Social Movements, and he is the author of Not Just a Soccer Game: Colonialism and Conflict among Palestinians in Israel (2011). Andor Skotnes is a professor of history...
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Radical History Review (2007) 2007 (97): 177–179.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Literature and Culture in Contemporary South Africa (1999). His forthcoming books include Long Distance Love: A Passion for Football and Bodies in Motion, Bodies at Rest. John J. Fitzgerald is a retired teacher from Longmeadow High School in Massachusetts, where he taught social studies and served...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (83): 211–214.
Published: 01 May 2002
...) and parole officers (12) but ahead of postal inspectors (21), podiatrists (59), astronauts (180), and lumberjacks (249). And in categories like “working environment,” historians are doing very well indeed (number 5) especially when compared to NFL football play...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (58): 4–34.
Published: 01 January 1994
... to turn their bosses’ strategies of social control against them. The Yarurs had formed a company sports league, in which each section entered its soccer team, in part as a paternalistic strategy of cooptation, in part because “they believed that they were going to divide us,” asserted one...
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Radical History Review (1994) 1994 (58): 5–34.
Published: 01 January 1994
... to turn their bosses’ strategies of social control against them. The Yarurs had formed a company sports league, in which each section entered its soccer team, in part as a paternalistic strategy of cooptation, in part because “they believed that they were going to divide us,” asserted one...