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Soccer empire

the World cup and the future of France

by Laurent Dubois

  • 365 Want to read
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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zidane, Zinédine, -- 1972-,
  • Soccer -- France -- History -- 20th century,
  • Soccer -- Social aspects -- France,
  • Soccer players -- France,
  • France -- History -- 20th century,
  • France -- Social conditions -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaurent Dubois.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV944.F8 D85 2010
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxx, 329 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23935663M
    ISBN 109780520259287
    LC Control Number2009042962
    OCLC/WorldCa461323689

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