Edited Book

Soccer in South Asia: Empire, Nation, Diaspora


Dimeo P & Mills J (eds.) (2001) Soccer in South Asia: Empire, Nation, Diaspora, First ed. Sport in the Global Society, 29. London, UK: Frank Cass Publishers. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780714681702/

The place of football in the colonial and post-colonial past is explored and both British and Portuguese influences on the development of the game are considered. Contemporary issues such as the impact of the professional league in India and the role of UK Asians in the organization of the Indian game are considered. Future scenarios are explored and models for progression and problems facing the sport in south Asia are outlined.

EditorDr Paul Dimeo
Title of seriesSport in the Global Society
Number in series29
Publication date31/12/2001
PublisherFrank Cass Publishers
Publisher URLhttp://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780714681702/
Place of publicationLondon, UK