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Soccer against the Enemy: How the World's Most Popular Sport Starts and Fuels Revolutions and Keeps Dictators in Power

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After visiting twenty-two countries observing soccer fans, the author examines the effect that the intense rivalry generated by the sport has on the politics and culture of each country and on the international community.

Synopsis:

Soccer is much more than just the most popular game in the world. It is a matter of life and death for millions around the world, an interNation Booksal lingua franca.

Table of Contents

Chasing soccer around the world — Soccer is war — The soccer dissident — The Baltics want to be in America — The secret police chief — Rulers of Ukraine — Lone skinhead saves nation — Gazza, Europe, and the fall of Margaret Thatcher — A day with Helenio Herrera — FC Barcelona and the Scottish question — Dutch and English : why Bobby Robson failed in Holland — Africa (in belief) — Roger Milla and President Biya — Mandela at Helderfontein — Short, dark, Americans — Argentina, Campeon! — Pel

Product Details

ISBN:
9780786736355
Publisher:
Nation Books
Subject:
Sports & Recreation : Soccer
Author:
Kuper, Simon
Subject:
Soccer
Subject:
Sociology of Sports
Subject:
Soccer -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Soccer -- Political aspects.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Soccer
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Sports & Recreation : Sociology of Sports
Publication Date:
April 2010
Binding:
eBooks
Language:
English

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Education » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Soccer » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sociology of Sports
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sports General

Soccer against the Enemy: How the World's Most Popular Sport Starts and Fuels Revolutions and Keeps Dictators in Power
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