The Language of the Game: How to Understand Soccer

The Language of the Game: How to Understand Soccer

by Laurent Dubois


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465094486
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 03/27/2018
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 256,165
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Laurent Dubois is a professor of romance studies and history at Duke University, where he teaches the popular course Soccer Politics. The prize-winning author of five books, including The Banjo, Haiti, and Soccer Empire, he lives in Durham, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 The Goalkeeper 23

2 The Defender 57

3 The Midfielder 89

4 The Forward 125

5 The Manager 165

6 The Referee 195

7 The Fan 227

Acknowledgments 273

Notes 277

Index 293

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