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Author Goldblatt, David, 1965-
Title The age of football : soccer and the 21st century / David Goldblatt.
Publication Info. New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, 2020.
©2019
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 12  796.3 G    IN LIBRARY
Edition First American edition.
Description 551 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Description Gender group: gdr Men lcdgt
Nationality/regional group: nat English lcdgt
Occupational/field of activity group: occ University and college faculty members lcdgt
Note "First published in the UK by Macmillan Publishers International Limited under the title The age of football : the global game in the twenty-first century" --Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [469]-521) and index.
Contents Introduction: Football is first -- The living and the dead : Afro football fever -- Regime vs street vs mosque : three-sided football in the Middle East -- From the left wing : South American fútbol and the pink tide -- This storm is what we call progress : football and the European project -- Continental drift : the fragmented worlds of Asian football -- Trouble in paradise : football in the Americas -- The game beyond the game : the fall of the house of Blatter -- Back in the USSR? Football in Putin's Russia -- Conclusion: The global Potemkin village : World Cup 2018.
Subject Soccer -- Social aspects.
Soccer -- Political aspects.
Soccer -- Economic aspects.
Soccer -- History -- 21st century.
Added Title Soccer and the 21st century
ISBN 9780393635119 hardcover
0393635112 hardcover
9780393635126 electronic publication