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Author Mills, Richard, author.

Title The politics of football in Yugoslavia : sport, nationalism and the state / Richard Mills.

Published London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2018.
©2018.

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 UniM Bail  796.33409497 MILL    DUE 05-09-19
Physical description xx, 390 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series International library of twentieth century history ; 95.
International library of twentieth century history ; 95.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 314-371) and index.
Contents Scope 3 -- Approach 5 -- Nationalism 6 -- Structure 7 -- 1 Antecedents: Football in the Kingdom, 1919-41 9 -- Constructing the 'Bourgeois' Game 10 -- Disagreement and Compromise, 1939-41 21 -- Sowing the Seed: The Workers' Game and the KPJ 27 -- Playing Through the Dictatorship 33 -- 2 Liberation Football, 1941-5 42 -- Invasion and Occupation 42 -- Hajduk: The Team of the National Liberation Army 52 -- Scoring for the Revolution 58 -- Victories on Home Soil 67 -- 3 (Re)constructing the Yugoslav Game, 1945-8 72 -- Erasing the Opposition 74 -- Forging a Socialist Game 78 -- Constructing a Federal League for a Federal State 87 -- Immediate Challenges 95 -- 4 A 'Golden Age'? Prestige, Problems and the 'Third Way' after 1948 101 -- Tito-Stalin Split 102 -- 'Third Way' 107 -- Hajduk, Torcida and the Party 114 -- People's Game, Yugoslav Style 121 -- Self-(Mis)mangement 126 -- 5 Keeping the Revolution Alive: The Long 1970s 136 -- Reinvigorating the Revolution 137 -- Expressing Discontent 142 -- Bolstering Self-Management Practices 149 -- An Enduring Force of Unity 156 -- Tears of Sorrow 162 -- 6 After Tito, Nationalism! The 1980s 166 -- Crises and Continuities 166 -- Political and Football Unrest 172 -- Supporters' Groups Emerge 179 -- Nationalism Victorious 184 -- Counter Trends 196 -- 7 Maksimir Myth 202 -- Enter Democracy 202 -- Riot 205 -- Media Backlash 209 -- Myth 218 -- 8 On the Brink: The 1990-1 Season 228 -- Waning Star 229 -- Enduring League 236 -- Last Final 244 -- Last Hurrahs 251 -- Disintegration 257 -- 9 Football on the Frontlines, 1991-5 267 -- Western Secession 268 -- Yugoslavia's Diminished Competition 279 -- Bosnia's Shattered Game 288 -- Simplifying the Map 301.
Summary A unique and insightful look at the complex history of socialist Yugoslavia through the lens of football.
Subject Soccer -- Political aspects -- Yugoslavia -- History -- 20th century.
Soccer -- Social aspects -- Yugoslavia -- History -- 20th century.
Soccer -- Yugoslavia -- History -- 20th century.
Yugoslavia -- Politics and government -- History -- 20th century.
History.
ISBN 1784539139 (hardcover)
9781784539139 (hardcover)