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How soccer explains the world : an unlikely theory of globalization

Author: Franklin Foer
Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; New York : HarperCollins e-books, 2008.
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Soccer is a perfect window into the crosscurrents of today's world ... Franklin Foer takes us on a tour through the world of soccer, shattering the myths of our new global age along the way.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin Foer
ISBN: 9780061659737 0061659738 9780061659744 0061659746 9780061864704 0061864706
OCLC Number: 228868792
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: How soccer explains the gangster's paradise --
How soccer explains the pornography of sects --
How soccer explains the Jewish question --
How soccer explains the sentimental hooligan --
How soccer explains the survival of the top hats --
How soccer explains the black Carpathians --
How soccer explains the new oligarchs --
How soccer explains the discreet charm of bourgeois nationalism --
How soccer explains Islam's hope --
How soccer explains the American culture wars.
Responsibility: Franklin Foer.
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Soccer is a perfect window into the crosscurrents of today's world ... Franklin Foer takes us on a tour through the world of soccer, shattering the myths of our new global age along the way.

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