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How Soccer Explains The World

Pub Date : 2009-10-13 | Author : Franklin Foer | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780061864704
ISBN 13 : 0061864706

“An eccentric, fascinating exposé of a world most of us know nothing about.” —The New York Times Book Review "An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip." —The..


How Soccer Explains The World

Pub Date : 2008-10-20 | Author : Franklin Foer | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 1439566194
ISBN 13 : 9781439566190

Provides an analysis of the sport's reflection of history as well as its modern influence and identifies commonalities between tribalism and globalization, explaining how such fact..



Soccer Empire

Pub Date : 2011-02-09 | Author : Laurent Dubois | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520269781
ISBN 13 : 0520269780

"Laurent Dubois mines the history of French soccer for fascinating theories and riveting stories. His understanding of the relationship between the game and politics is subtle, lea..


Jewish Jocks

Pub Date : 2012-10-30 | Author : Franklin Foer | Publisher : Twelve

ISBN 10 : 9781455516117
ISBN 13 : 1455516112

2012 National Jewish Book Award Winner JEWISH JOCKS: AN UNORTHODOX HALL OF FAME is a timeless collection of biographical musings, sociological riffs about assimilation, first-perso..


Gaming The World

Pub Date : 2010-05-17 | Author : Andrei S. Markovits | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400834662
ISBN 13 : 140083466X

Professional sports today have truly become a global force, a common language that anyone, regardless of their nationality, can understand. Yet sports also remain distinctly local,..


Insurrections Of The Mind

Pub Date : 2014-09-16 | Author : Franklin Foer | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780062340382
ISBN 13 : 0062340387

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of The New Republic, an extraordinary anthology of essays culled from the archives of the acclaimed and influential magazine. Founded by Herber..