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Contesting independence: colonial cultures of sport and diplomacy in Afghanistan, 1919–49

Maximilian Drephal (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

In 1919, Afghanistan won its independence from British suzerainty. In each subsequent year, the state celebrated the event by staging military parades, organising cultural programmes – and sporting ... More


Barnstorming Frenchmen: the impact of Paris Université Club’s US tours and the individual in sports diplomacy

Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Meet Martin Feinberg, the sole American basketball player on the storied Paris Université Club (PUC) roster in 1956. That December, Feinberg organized a team tour through the American Midwest, the ... More


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