A lavishly illustrated revised edition of the '70s cult book, updated by the author and with a bold new design and contemporary images.
The legendary author of The Naked Ape's fascinating study of the world's most popular sport. Desmond Morris guides the reader through the marked tribal components of soccer, looking at the game from a "scientific perspective": from the life of a team, the players and their supporters, to its symbols, rites, and rules. An integral new edition of the '70s cult title The Soccer Tribe, updated by the author with an exciting new design, pictures, and infographic layout.
Born in Wiltshire, England, in 1928, Desmond Morris got his undergraduate degree in zoology from Birmingham University and his doctorate from Oxford. He became curator of mammals at the London Zoo in 1959, a post he held for eight years. He was already the author of some fifty scientific papers and
seven books before completing his now famous The Naked Ape in 1967, which has sold more than ten million copies throughout the world and was translated into almost every known language. The Human Zoo and Intimate Behavior, the books that followed it in The Naked Ape Trilogy, likewise have sold<BR