9780130977502

American Sports : From the Age of Folk Games to the Age of Televised Sports

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130977502

  • ISBN 10:

    0130977500

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2004
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The Fifth Edition of this widely acclaimed book offers a gracefully written, analytical history of American sports from the colonial era to the present. It gives special attention to the meanings of sports in historical contexts and the historical relationship between sports and such social cleavages as class, race, ethnicity, gender and region as well as the power that sports have exercised in binding diverse peoples together.

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