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The Race Game: Sport and Politics in South Africa Douglas Booth

The Race Game: Sport and Politics in South Africa

Douglas Booth

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ISBN : 9781136313615
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272 pages
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1999 North American Society for Sports History Book of the YearDouglas Booth looks at the role of sport in the fostering of a new national identity in South Africa. He analyzes the effect of the 30-year sport boycott but concludes that sport willMore1999 North American Society for Sports History Book of the YearDouglas Booth looks at the role of sport in the fostering of a new national identity in South Africa. He analyzes the effect of the 30-year sport boycott but concludes that sport will never unite South Africans except in the most fleeting and superficial manner.