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The essays that comprise this book mark new territory in the study of sport in the Hispanic world, a key site of cultural experience for the populations of Latin America, the United States and the Iberian Peninsula. The scope of the volume is the exploration of the representation and interaction of sport / text / body in a variety of cultural forms in Latin America, Spain and the chicano population of the USA. As such, it opens a path for further study of an area that is experiencing significant growth in the international academic community. The book consists of 11 chapters by different authors, and an introduction, totalling c.85,000 words. The essays deal with the key sporting practices of the Hispanic world, including boxing, baseball, athletics, Olympic movements and football, approaching them as physical manifestations in their own right and as cultural representations (via media images, poetry, narrative fiction, murals) through the research methodologies of the humanities and social sciences.
This book was previously published as a special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport
Contracts for the Sale of Goods delivers a detailed analysis and in-depth comparison of the substantive law for the sale of goods in domestic and international transactions. Practitioners, academics, and anyone involved in the sale or purchase of goods in the international market will need this thorough analysis of both the text of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISF) and the cases that have addressed and interpreted the CISG. Contracts for the Sale of Goods provides a complete discussion and comparison of the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts including the new provisions on setoff, assignment, and limitation periods, as well as a comparative treatment of the CISG and the UNIDROIT Principles to the articles of the Uniform Commercial Code. Both practitioners and academics will find the clarity and ease of access useful to the comparative legal analysis in this book. Of particular note is the style and format which allows the reader to find the relevant provisions and cross-references quickly and accurately. Contracts for the Sale of Goods provides you with all relevant materials in one source, with the text following the structure of the Convention for clarity and convenience Access the Incoterms 2000, the complete texts of Article Two and the PIC, and a list of parties to the CISG. Moreover, the text is structured to provide the answers first, then supplement this with the underlying purpose and rationale for the rules. This allows the reader the ability to locate the correct law quickly, but also allows the reader to delve further into the law if desired.
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