Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items

  • Keywords: Pele x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

From Out of the Shadows of Invisibility: Brazilian Women’s Football and the Pioneering Figure of Marta

Cláudia Samuel Kessler and Silvana Vilodre Goellner

in More than Cricket and Football: International Sport and the Challenge of Celebrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781496809889
eISBN:
9781496809926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496809889.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Marta, one of the few football (soccer) stars to be known by only her first name was raised in abject poverty in the football crazy Brazil, also home to male star Pele. Her inclusion on a boys’ team ... More


Portraits as Moments and Memory

Cathy Curtis

in A Generous Vision: The Creative Life of Elaine de Kooning

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190498474
eISBN:
9780190498504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498474.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History, American History: 20th Century

While emphasizing a sympathetic view of her sitters’ individuality, Elaine often revealed personality-shaping forces of turmoil and discontent. Her subjects included Bill, Harold Rosenberg, Thomas ... More


Origins

Carlos Andrade

in Ha'ena: Through the Eyes of the Ancestors

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831196
eISBN:
9780824868826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831196.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the origins of people who continue to inhabit Hā'ena by drawing on stories attached to the land. Sources for these stories include oral traditions passed informally over the ... More


View: