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Product Description: Roger Pielke reveals how sports stars break the rules in their search for a competitive edge.Both entertaining and thought-provoking, THE EDGE not only visits the battlefields in the war against cheating and corruption, but also explores ways to ensure that “the spirit of sport” can survive in today’s high-tech, highly professional world...read more
By Simon Kuper (introduced by) and Roger Pielke

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9781938901577 | Roaring Forties Pr, September 13, 2016, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Roger Pielke reveals how sports stars break the rules in their search for a competitive edge.

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9783869308135, titled "Hans Van Der Meer: European Fields: The Landscape of Lower League Football" | 2 edition (Steidl / Edition7L, October 31, 2014), cover price $45.00

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9781568584584 | 2 new edition (Nation Books, April 22, 2014), cover price $16.99
9781568586878 | Nation Books, October 4, 2011, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERNamed one of the “Best Books of the Year” by Guardian, Slate, Financial Times, Independent (UK), and Bloomberg NewsSoccernomics pioneers a new way of looking at soccer through meticulous, empirical analysis and incisive, witty commentary...read more

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9781568584812 | 3 edition (Nation Books, April 22, 2014), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERNamed one of the “Best Books of the Year” by Guardian, Slate, Financial Times, Independent (UK), and Bloomberg NewsSoccernomics pioneers a new way of looking at soccer through meticulous, empirical analysis and incisive, witty commentary.

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Product Description: “Some people believe football is a matter of life and death,” the legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly once remarked. “I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that...read more

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9788493985035 | Reprint edition (Independent Pub Group, April 1, 2014), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: “Some people believe football is a matter of life and death,” the legendary Liverpool manager Bill Shankly once remarked.

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Product Description: When most people think about the Netherlands, images of tulips and peaceful pot smoking residents spring to mind. Bring up soccer, and most will think of Johan Cruyuff, the Dutch player thought to rival Pele in preternatural skill, and Ajax, one of the most influential soccer clubs in the world whose academy system for young athletes has been replicated around the globe (and most notably by Barcelona and the 2010 world champions, Spain)...read more

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9781568587233 | Nation Books, September 11, 2012, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: When most people think about the Netherlands, images of tulips and peaceful pot smoking residents spring to mind.

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Product Description: Utilizando los conceptos y analogias de la economia, estadistica, psicologia, y las empresas se emite una nueva y entretenida luz sobre como funciona el juego, Soccernomics revela las sorprendentes verdades intuitivas del futbol...read more

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9788492452521 | Italian edition edition (Empresa Activa, July 15, 2010), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Utilizando los conceptos y analogias de la economia, estadistica, psicologia, y las empresas se emite una nueva y entretenida luz sobre como funciona el juego, Soccernomics revela las sorprendentes verdades intuitivas del futbol.

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Product Description: 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 international lingua franca. Simon Kuper traveled to twenty-two countries to discover the sometimes bizarre effect soccer can have on politics and culture...read more

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9781568586335, titled "Soccer Against the Enemy: How the World's Most Popular Sport Starts and Stop Wars, Fuels Revolutions, and Keeps Dictators in Power" | Nation Books, April 27, 2010, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Soccer is much more than just the most popular game in the world.

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Published for the first time in the U.S. to coincide with the 2006 World Cup, an analysis of the role of professional soccer in world affairs offers insight into the political and cultural factors that come into play between competing nations; in an account that shares the perspectives of fans ranging from a persecuted East Berliner to an Argentine general. Original.

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9781560258780 | Nation Books, April 27, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Published for the first time in the U.

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Product Description: In the tradition of great Magnum books, this publication brings together the work of the finest photographers of our time. Whether covering the latest news or working on commissions or their own personal stories, Magnum photographers have also found time to document a sport that unites us all - football...read more
By Simon Kuper (introduced by)

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9780714845210 | Phaidon Inc Ltd, February 1, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In the tradition of great Magnum books, this publication brings together the work of the finest photographers of our time.

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Product Description: In the tradition of great Magnum books, this publication brings together the work of the finest photographers of our time. Whether covering the latest news or working on commissions or their own personal stories, Magnum photographers have also found time to document a sport that unites us all - football...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Simon Kuper (introduced by)

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9780714842363 | Phaidon Inc Ltd, May 24, 2002, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: In the tradition of great Magnum books, this publication brings together the work of the finest photographers of our time.

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Product Description: Throughout the world football is a potent force in the lives of billions of people. Focusing on national, political and cultural identities, football is the medium through which the world's hopes and fears, passions and hatreds are expressed...read more

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9781857975581 | Trafalgar Square, December 1, 1994, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Published to coincide with the 1994 World Cup, this book is the record of a journey through Europe, Africa and the Americas looking at the often surprising relations between politics, culture and football.

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9780753805237 | Orion Pub Co, June 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Throughout the world football is a potent force in the lives of billions of people.
9781857992496 | 3rd edition (Trafalgar Square, August 1, 1995), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Throughout the world football is a potent force in the lives of billions of people.

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