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How soccer explains the world : an unlikely theory of globalization

Author: Franklin Foer
Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Harper Perennial edView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin Foer
ISBN: 9780060731427 0060731427 9780066212340 0066212340
OCLC Number: 65982541
Notes: Originally published: New York : HarperCollins, 2004.
Description: 261 p. ; 21 cm.
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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