Return to Rugby Land - Expatriate Reflections on the Rugby World Cup 2011, Sport, Society and New Zealand

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After a forty year voluntary exile, an expatriate kiwi returns to New Zealand to travel around while reporting on the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Return To Rugby Land is a challenging and provocative social commentary encompassing more than just the games or scenery. Scott explores sport's place in society, along with the myths, psyche and anxieties of a small nation. While questioning comfortable shibboleths, including about Maori and women, his personal account offers heartfelt insights and a broad understanding of New Zealand inextricably linked to the omnipresent game of rugby.

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  • : 9789551723446
  • : David Scott
  • : January 2020
  • : ---length:- '21'width:- '13.8'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

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  • : 269
  • : 269
  • : Hardback
  • : Hardback