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Barcelona vs Real Madrid.

Author: Sid Lowe, (Soccer historian)
Publisher: London : Yellow Jersey Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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It's Messi vs. Ronaldo, it's the greatest team of our time vs. the greatest team of all time. It's more than a game. It's a war. It's Barcelona vs. Real Madrid. Only, it's not quite that simple. From the wounds left by the Civil War to the team's current global domination, Spanish football expert and historian Sid Lowe lifts the lid on football's biggest rivalry.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sid Lowe, (Soccer historian)
ISBN: 9780224091800 0224091808
OCLC Number: 894754175
Awards: Short-listed for The British Sports Book Awards: Football Book of the Year 2014 (UK)
Long-listed for William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2013 (UK)
Description: xii, 434 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm

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"One of the year's best football books ... an extremely well-informed and usefully myth-busting portrait" * Guardian * "Fascinating" * Sunday Independent * "Sports Book of the Year" * Sunday Times * Read more...

 
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