From Beauty to Duty

From Beauty to Duty

Subtitle:
A Footballing History of Uruguay, 1878-1918
By:
Martin da Cruz
Price:
£18.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781801501491
Format:
Hardback
Size:
222 x 144
Pages:
352

Description

Football is everything in Uruguay, yet the story remains untold. In this first English-language history of the Uruguayan game, From Beauty to Duty maps football's journey from exclusive British pastime to national passion, bringing to life the teams, players and personalities who helped create one of the world's most intense sporting cultures.

About the author

Martin da Cruz is a football historian and writer. A graduate in Latin American history, he specialises in early Uruguayan football and national identity. He has contributed to The Blizzard and is a founding member of the Uruguayan Football Historians and Researchers Association (AHIFU).

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