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Tropic of Football
Language: en
Pages: 305
Authors: Rob Ruck
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-31 - Publisher: The New Press

Longlisted for the PEN/ESPN Award “Everything that’s rousing and distressing about block-and-tackle football is encompassed in Tropic of Football. . . illuminating.” —Newsday How a tiny Pacific archipelago is producing more players—from Troy Polamalu to Marcus Mariota—for the NFL than anywhere else in the world, by an award-winning sports historian
Cricket, Kirikiti and Imperialism in Samoa, 1879–1939
Language: en
Pages: 306
Authors: Benjamin Sacks
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-10 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book considers how Samoans embraced and reshaped the English game of cricket, recasting it as a distinctively Samoan pastime, kirikiti. Starting with cricket’s introduction to the islands in 1879, it uses both cricket and kirikiti to trace six decades of contest between and within the categories of ‘colonisers’ and
Tropic Crucible
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Ranjit Chatterjee, Colin Nicholson
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984 - Publisher: NUS Press

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Tropic of Death (Large Print 16pt)
Language: en
Pages: 529
Authors: Robert Sims
Categories: Australian fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher:

When a little girl finds a severed head buried in sand on a beach in Whitley, the locals are sent into a tailspin. Little do they know it's only the first of series of grisly murders that will sully their normally idyllic resort town. After the body of local greens
Racism and English Football
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Daniel Burdsey
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Racism and English Football: For Club and Country analyses the contemporary manifestations, outcomes and implications of the fractious relationship between English professional football and race. Racism, we were told, had disappeared from English football. It was relegated to a distant past, and displaced onto other European countries. When its appearance