X-Post: Book Review: Eakin on Bocketti, 'Invention of the Beautiful Game: Football and the Making of Modern Brazil'

Gregg Bocketti. Invention of the Beautiful Game: Football and the Making of Modern Brazil. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2016. 320 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6255-6.

Reviewed by Marshall C. Eakin (Vanderbilt University)
Published on H-Nationalism (August, 2017)
Commissioned by Cristian Cercel

CfA: Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe

The Winter Academy “Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe” will be held from 26 February to 7 March 2018 in Bukarest. It will be concerned with the conditions and implications of nation building in Eastern Europe.
Closing date: 30 August 2017

New Articles of Interest in the Pacific Historical Review

The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following articles that may interest H-Nationalism list subscribers:

 

- “‘Happy for John Hay That He Is Dead’: Chinese Students in America and the U.S. Recognition Policy for the Republic of China, 1909-1913,” by Daniel M. DuBois

 

- ”Borderlands Fortress: Newspaper Magnates, Preparedness, and the Rhetoric of Progress in World War I-Era Los Angeles,” by Maxwell Johnson

 

ANN: “Who is British Music?”: The Place of Immigrant Musicians in 20th-century Constructions of National Music History, University of Bristol, 6 June 2017

One-day conference and concert
“Who is British Music?”: The Place of Immigrant Musicians in 20th-century Constructions of National Music History
Victoria Rooms, University of Bristol, 6 June 2017

 

Registration is now open for this one-day conference. All are welcome. The conference and concert are free. To register and for further information, please contact florian.scheding -at- bristol.ac.uk

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