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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..


Soccer Empire

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Laurent Dubois | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520259287
ISBN 13 : 0520259289

Traces the history of soccer in France, focusing on two of the biggest players, the lasting imperial legacies, and the sport's power to change the nation...


Soccer In South Asia

Pub Date : 2013-10-23 | Author : Paul Dimeo | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781135276508
ISBN 13 : 1135276501

The place of football in the colonial and post-colonial past is explored and both British and Portuguese influences on the development of the game are considered. Contemporary issu..


F Tbol

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Joshua H. Nadel | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0813049385
ISBN 13 : 9780813049380

This book traces the history of soccer in Latin America, from the introduction of the game in the 1890s to the qualifying stages for the 2014 World Cup. Unlike other books focused ..


The Language Of The Game

Pub Date : 2018-03-27 | Author : Laurent Dubois | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9780465094493
ISBN 13 : 046509449X

Just in time for the 2018 World Cup, a lively and lyrical guide to appreciating the drama of soccer Soccer is not only the world's most popular sport; it's also one of the most wid..


Irresistible Empire

Pub Date : 2009-07-01 | Author : Victoria De Grazia | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 0674031180
ISBN 13 : 9780674031180

The most significant conquest of the twentieth century may well have been the triumph of American consumer society over Europe's bourgeois civilization. It is this little-understoo..


Private Empire

Pub Date : 2013 | Author : Steve Coll | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780143123545
ISBN 13 : 0143123548

An investigation into the secretive corporation traces the period between the Exxon Valdez accident and the Deepwater Horizion spill to profile chief executives Lee Raymond and Rex..