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9781118912379

Sports in American Life

  • ISBN 13:

    9781118912379

  • ISBN 10:

    1118912373

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 08/09/2016
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Summary

The third edition of author Richard O. Davies highly praised narrative of American sports, Sports in American Life: A History, features extensive revisions and updates to its presentation of an interpretative history of the relationship of sports to the larger themes of U.S. history. Updated include a new section on concussions caused by contact sports and new biographies of John Wooden and Joe Paterno.�

  • Features extensive revisions and updates, along with a leaner, faster-paced narrative than previous editions
  • Addresses the social, economic, and cultural interaction between sports and gender, race, class, and other larger issues
  • Provides expanded coverage of college sports, women in sports, race and racism in organized sports, and soccers sharp rise in popularity
  • Features an all-new section that tackles the growing controversy of head injuries and concussions caused by contact sports

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