Playing with the Big Boys: Basketball, American Imperialism, and Subaltern Discourse in the Philippines
 
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ISBN13:9780803255463
ISBN10:0803255462
Kötéstípus:Keménykötés
Terjedelem:264 oldal
Méret:216x140 mm
Súly:412 g
Nyelv:angol
Illusztrációk: 8 photographs, 6 tables, index
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Playing with the Big Boys

Basketball, American Imperialism, and Subaltern Discourse in the Philippines
 
Kiadó: University of Nebraska Press
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Kötetek száma: Cloth Over Boards
 
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Becsült forint ár:
23 667 Ft (22 540 Ft + 5% áfa)
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21 300 (20 286 Ft + 5% áfa )
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Rövid leírás:

""Playing with the Big Boys" traces the development of basketball in the Philippines from an educational tool during the early period of American colonial rule in the early twentieth century to a ubiquitous national pastime"--

Hosszú leírás:
Basketball has a lock on the Filipino soul. From big arenas in Manila to makeshift hoops in small villages, basketball is played by Filipinos of all walks of life and is used to mark everything from summer breaks for students to religious festivals and many other occasions. Playing with the Big Boys traces the social history of basketball in the Philippines from an educational and ?civilizing? tool in the early twentieth century to its status as national pastime since the country gained independence after World War II.
 
While the phrase ?playing with the big boys? describes the challenge of playing basketball against outsized opponents, it also describes the struggle for recognition that the Philippines, as a subaltern society, has had to contend with in its larger transnational relationships as a former U.S. colony.
 Lou Antolihao goes beyond the empire-colony dichotomy by covering Filipino basketball in a wider range of comparisons, such as that involving the growing influence of Asia in its region, particularly China and Japan. In this context, Antolihao shows how Philippines basketball has moved from a vehicle for Americanization to a force for globalization in which the United States, while still a key player, is challenged by other basketball-playing countries.


"Antolihao provides a well-crafted narrative of the historical and social discourse of basketball in the Philippines."—Chad Carlson, Journal of Sport History
Tartalomjegyzék:

List of Illustrations
List of Tables
Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Introduction
1. Spheroid of Influence: Sports, Colonization, Modernity
2. From Baseball Colony to Basketball Republic: Postcolonial Transition and National Sporting Culture
3. The Hollywoodization of Hoops: Basketball, Mass Media, Popular Culture
4. Rooting for the Underdog: Sports, Spectatorship, Subalternity
5. Basketball without Borders: Globalization and National Sports in Postcolonial Context
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index