Football and National Identities in Spain

Author: A. Quiroga
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137315502
Release Date: 2013-10-25
Genre: History

This book investigates the use of football to create, shape and promote Spanish, Catalan and Basque national identities and explores the utilization of soccer to foster patriotic feelings, exposing the often dark vested interests behind the propagation of national narratives through soccer.

African Football Identity Politics and Global Media Narratives

Author: Tendai Chari
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781137392237
Release Date: 2016-02-10
Genre: Social Science

This edited volume addresses key debates around African football, identity construction, fan cultures, and both African and global media narratives. Using the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa as a lens, it explores how football in Africa is intimately bound up with deeper social, cultural and political currents.

Pop Culture in Europe

Author: Juliana Tzvetkova
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781440844669
Release Date: 2017-10-12
Genre: Social Science

A fascinating survey of popular culture in Europe, from Celtic punk and British TV shows to Spanish fashion and Italian sports. • Makes connections between pop culture in Europe to that of the United States • Provides further readings and a bibliography at the end of the work • Includes sidebars throughout the text with additional anecdotal information • Features appendices with top-ten lists of songs, movies, and books

Sport and National Identities

Author: Paddy Dolan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781315519111
Release Date: 2017-09-13
Genre: Sports & Recreation

While globalisation has undoubtedly occurred in many social fields, in sport the importance of ‘the nation’ has remained. This book examines the continuing but contested relevance of national identities in sport within the context of globalising forces. Including case studies from around the world, it considers the significance of sport in divided societies, former global empires and aspirational nations within federal states. Each chapter looks at sport not only as a reflection of national rivalries but also as a changing cultural tradition that facilitates the reimagining of borders, boundaries and identities. The book questions how these national, state and global identifications are invoked through sporting structures and practices, both in the past and the present. Truly international in perspective, it features case studies from across Europe, the UK, the USA and China and touches on the topics of race, religion, terrorism, separatism, nationalism and militarism. Sport and National Identities: Globalisation and Conflict is fascinating reading for anyone with an interest in the sociology of sport or the relationship between sport, politics, geography and history.

Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari
Publisher: DVA
ISBN: 9783641104986
Release Date: 2013-09-02
Genre: History

Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Obabakoak oder Das G nsespiel

Author: Bernardo Atxaga
Publisher: Unionsverlag
ISBN: 9783293302297
Release Date: 2015-12-20
Genre: Fiction

Obabakoak ist der Roman des Fabulierens, in dem das Fantastische real und das Reale fantastisch wird und alle Geschichten im Grunde vom Geschichtenerzählen handeln. Der fiktive Ort Obaba wird zu einem geradezu mythischen Ort universeller Bedeutung und bleibt doch eine in den baskischen Bergen verlorene Kleinstadt. Mit einem spielerischen Blick, der von Deutschland über Bagdad bis zum Amazonas, von Borges über Calvino bis Queneau reicht, zaubert Atxaga einen skurrilen Kosmos hervor, verfremdet und parodiert, spielt genussvoll mit Worten, Sätzen und Sinnen. Mit Obabakoak hat er der baskischen Sprache ihren Platz in der Weltliteratur erobert.

Erledigt in Paris und London

Author: George Orwell
Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG
ISBN: 9783257602463
Release Date: 2012-11-20
Genre: Fiction

Nach seiner Demission als Polizeioffizier in Burma landet Orwell 1933 in den Slums: bei den Arbeitslosen, Asozialen in Paris, wo er sich als Küchenhilfe in einem Luxusrestaurant verdingt; bei den Pennern von London, mit denen er durch die Gossen und Asyle pilgert. Der unsentimentale, erschütternde Bericht eines Betroffenen.

Ethik Des Reinen Willens

Author: Hermann Cohen
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 0270450262
Release Date: 2018-07-26
Genre: Philosophy

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Language and Nation

Author: Guri Ellen Barstad
Publisher: Waxmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783830984979
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Studies on the relation between language, identity and nation (building) represent a long tradition in linguistic, cultural and political research. In this interdisciplinary anthology, we focus on different aspects of how language is used to shape a nation; by retaining a national identity in the context of emigration, by measures taken to change an existing nation into a new one, by introducing a discourse designed to re-establish a putatively lost nation. Finally, we discuss how nation and identity are shaped in a modern multi-ethnic, multi-lingual and multi-cultural society. The anthology contains articles in English, French and German from political science, history, linguistics, literature and translatology and is written by researchers based in Finland, Greece, Norway and the United Kingdom.

Das Leben ein Traum

Author: Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Publisher: FV Éditions
ISBN: 9782366689013
Release Date: 2014-08-25
Genre: Fiction

Eine Prophetie....Ein Prinz in einer Schloss gefangen....Und eine Geschichte zwischen Traum und Wirklichkeit.

Palimpseste

Author: Gérard Genette
Publisher:
ISBN: 3518116835
Release Date: 1993
Genre: Imitatio - Literatur