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American sports : from the age of folk games to the age of televised sports

Author: Benjamin G Rader
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rader, Benjamin G.
American sports.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2004
(DLC) 2003051198
(OCoLC)52092108
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin G Rader
OCLC Number: 647461498
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 373 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Sports in early America --
The setting for nineteenth-century sports --
The sporting fraternity and its spectacles --
The rise of America's national game --
Nineteenth-century sporting communities --
The rise of intercollegiate sports --
The rise of organized youth sports, 1880-1920 --
The setting for organized sports, 1890-1950 --
The age of sports heroes --
Baseball's golden age --
The intercollegiate football spectacle --
The club sports go public --
The rise and decline of organized women's sports, 1890-1960 --
The setting of organized sports since 1950 --
Professional team sports in the age of television --
College sports in the age of television --
American sports in a global arena --
The African American quest for equity in sports --
The quest for equity in women's sports --
The athletes --
American sports: a concluding statement.
Responsibility: Benjamin G. Rader.

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