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The Resource Soccer Empire : the World Cup and the Future of France

Soccer Empire : the World Cup and the Future of France

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Soccer Empire : the World Cup and the Future of France
Title
Soccer Empire
Title remainder
the World Cup and the Future of France
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When France both hosted and won the World Cup in 1998, the face of its star player, Zinedine Zidane, the son of Algerian immigrants, was projected onto the Arc de Triomphe. During the 2006 World Cup finals, Zidane stunned the country by ending his spectacular career with an assault on an Italian player. In Soccer Empire, Laurent Dubois illuminates the connections between empire and sport by tracing the story of World Cup soccer, from the Cup's French origins in the 1930s to Africa and the Caribbean and back again. As he vividly recounts the lives of two of soccer's most electrifying players, Z
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Dubois, Laurent
Dewey number
796.3346680944
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Zidane, Zinédine
  • World Cup (Soccer)
  • Soccer
  • Soccer players
  • Sports
  • France
  • France
Label
Soccer Empire : the World Cup and the Future of France
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-312) and index
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface: Scoring Spirits; Introduction: The Language of Happiness; 1 A Beautiful Harvest; 2 Caribbean France; 3 Crossings; 4 Roots; 5 Two Goals; 6 Two Flags; 7 La France Métissée; 8 An Unfinished War; 9 Reconciliation; 10 Burn; 11 Coup de Boule; Epilogue: Returns; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn773564980
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (351 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520259287
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773564980
Label
Soccer Empire : the World Cup and the Future of France
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-312) and index
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface: Scoring Spirits; Introduction: The Language of Happiness; 1 A Beautiful Harvest; 2 Caribbean France; 3 Crossings; 4 Roots; 5 Two Goals; 6 Two Flags; 7 La France Métissée; 8 An Unfinished War; 9 Reconciliation; 10 Burn; 11 Coup de Boule; Epilogue: Returns; Notes; Acknowledgments; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
ocn773564980
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (351 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520259287
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)773564980

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