“Entrepreneurs in Bodily Capital”: On Lisa Uperesa’s “Gridiron Capital: How American Football Became a Samoan Game”

SEPTEMBER 11, 2022 DURING THE FIRST HALF of the 20th century, American immigrants often adopted the sports of their host country, not only as a way of assimilating but also as part of their pursuit of the American Dream of wealth, social mobility, and acceptance. Basketball, for example, used to be a Jewish sport in … Read more