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Author Antolihao, Lou,
Title Playing with the big boys : basketball, American imperialism, and subaltern discourse in the Philippines / Lou Antolihao.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2015.

Author Antolihao, Lou,
Series UPCC book collections on Project MUSE. History.
Subject Basketball -- Philippines -- History.
Basketball -- Social aspects -- Philippines.
Filipinos -- Social life and customs.
Description 1 online resource
Summary "'Playing with the Big Boys' traces the development of basketball in the Philippines from an educational tool during the early period of American colonial rule in the early twentieth century to a ubiquitous national pastime"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents ""Cover""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Dedication""; ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations""; ""List of Tables""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""List of Abbreviations""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Spheroid of Influence""; ""2. From Baseball Colony to Basketball Republic""; ""3. The Hollywoodization of Hoops""; ""4. Rooting for the Underdog""; ""5. Basketball without Borders""; ""Conclusion""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""About Lou Antolihao""; ""Illustrations""
ISBN 9780803278530 (electronic bk.)
0803278535 (electronic bk.)
9780803278516 (epub)
OCLC # 905490786
Additional Format Print version: Antolihao, Lou. Playing with the big boys. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2015 9780803255463 (DLC) 2014042446 (OCoLC)894747524