Books and extracts from interesting texts about the history of Club Deportivo Palestino

Crónica de un encuentro: fútbol y cultura popular
(Eduardo Santa Cruz, 1991)

Chapter: ‘ Españoles, “bachichas” y “baisanos” ‘, pages 73-81

Españoles, "bachichas y baisanos" en Santa Cruz, Eduardo, Crónica de un encuentro: fútbol y cultura popular. Santiago: ARCOS, 1991 ([Santiago]: L & M).
Language: Spanish
Very general description about Club Deportivo Palestino, comparing it with other teams from foreign communities in Chile, such as Unión Española and Audax Italiano.

Source: Memoria Chilena

Citizens and Sportsmen. Fútbol and Politics in Twentieth-Century Chile (Brenda Elsey, 2011)

Chapter: Middle eastern immigrant clubs, pages 157-173

Language: English
Valuable book, because it refers to the amateur history of sports clubs in Chile.
It also refers to the amateur stage of Club Deportivo Palestino, also illustrating the racism of Chilean society against the Arab immigrant at that time.

Source: Google Books

¡Luchando por un sueño!
(Roberto Ávalos, 2015)

Colección: Crónica y Memoria

Language: Spanish
Biography of the renowned Palestino midfielder, Roberto Ávalos, who tells his story of overcoming himself after many adversities in his personal and professional life. One of the strongest was having been convicted of drug trafficking, spending 4 years in prison, and then wearing the Palestino jersey again.

Source: Librería Chilena
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Cambio de Juego. Historias desconocidas del fútbol chileno
(Nicolás Vidal, 2017)

Chapter: ‘Palestino, un club único en el Mundo’

Language: Spanish
Interesting review about Club Deportivo Palestino, after the media boom it had after releasing the shirt with the map of Historical Palestine.

Source: Google Books

Palestino 78
(Roberto Álvarez, 2020)

Language: Spanish
Interesting book about the legendary Palestino Champion 1978, which includes an investigation between 1974 and 1978, including interviews with his protagonists, such as Oscar Fabbiani, Rodolfo Dubó, Manuel Rojas, among others.

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