Two leading sports authorities explore the culture of soccer around the world, considering the sport as a means to better understand a society's past, present, and future. ac Includes both men's and women's soccer ac Features lists of winners of World Cups, regional confederations cups, and Olympic Games ac Provides sidebars of interesting facts and photos to supplement the text ac Offers a multi-disciplinary perspective from across geography, social studies, world cultures, and anthropologyThe sport we now know as soccer, or association football, originated in England in the second half of the 19th century. ... By the 1840s, most schools had incorporated some form of football as part of their daily activities, yet competing codes ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Soccer around the World: A Cultural Guide to the World's Favorite Sport|
|Author||:||Charles Parrish, John Nauright|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2014-04-21|