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How Soccer Explains the World : An Unlikely Theory of Globalization
by Franklin Foer


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"An eccentric, fascinating expose of a world most of us know nothing about."
-- The New York Times Book Review

"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip."
-- The Wall Street Journal

"Foer's skills as a narrator are enviable.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"An eccentric, fascinating expose of a world most of us know nothing about."
--The New York Times Book Review

"An insightful, entertaining, brainiac sports road trip."
--The Wall Street Journal

"Foer's skills as a narrator are enviable. His characterizations... are comparable to those in Norman Mailer's journalism."
--The Boston Globe

A groundbreaking work--named one of the five most influential sports books of the decade by Sports Illustrated--How Soccer Explains the World is a unique and brilliantly illuminating look at soccer, the world's most popular sport, as a lens through which to view the pressing issues of our age, from the clash of civilizations to the global economy.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780061978050
  • ISBN-10: 0061978051
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: May 2010
  • Page Count: 288


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Books > Sports & Recreation > Soccer
Books > Sports & Recreation > Sociology of Sports
Books > Political Science > Globalization

 
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