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Title:
France and the 1998 World Cup : the national impact of a world sporting event
Author:
Dauncey, Hugh, 1961-
Publication Information:
London ; Portland, OR : F. Cass, 1999.
Physical Description:
232 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780714648873

9780714644387
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV943.5 .F73 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

The contributions here cover the major socio-economic, political, cultural and sporting dimensions of the 1998 World Cup. It is set within the sporting context of the history and organization of French football and the French tradition of using major sporting events to focus world attention.


Author Notes

Geoff Hare is Senior Lecturer in French Studies at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.
Hugh Dauncey is a Lecturer in French Studies at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.


Table of Contents

Gerard HoullierOlivier Poivre d'ArvorJ.A. ManganHugh Dauncey and Geoff HarePierre BourdieuIan PickupJohn MarksJames EasthamPatrick MignonHugh DaunceyGeoff HareClaude JournesLucy McKeeverHugh Dauncey and Geoff HareHugh Dauncey and Geoff Hare
List of Illustrationsp. vi
Forewordp. vii
Forewordp. ix
Series Editor's Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xv
List of Acronymsp. xvii
Introduction: France and France 98p. 1
The State, Economics and Sportp. 15
French Football from its Origins to Euro 84p. 22
The French National Team and National Identity: 'Cette France d'un "bleu metis'"p. 41
The Organisation of French Football Todayp. 58
Fans and Heroesp. 79
Building the Finals: Facilities and Infrastructurep. 98
Buying and Selling the World Cupp. 121
Policing and Security: Terrorists and Hooligansp. 145
Reporting the World Cup: Old and New Mediap. 161
'33 jours de fete': A Diary of France 98p. 184
Conclusion: The Impact of France 98p. 205
Notes on Contributorsp. 222
Indexp. 225

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