American sports : from the age of folk games to the age of televised sports (Book, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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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:   Print book : English : 5. edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin G Rader
ISBN: 0130977500 9780130977502
OCLC Number: 834769153
Description: VIII, 373 Seiten Illustrationen 24 cm
Contents: 1. Sports in Early America. 2. The Setting for Nineteenth-Century Sports. 3. The Sporting Fraternity and Its Spectacles. 4. The Rise of America's National Game. 5. Nineteenth-Century Sporting Communities. 6. The Rise of Intercollegiate Sports. 7. The Rise of Organized Youth Sports, 1880-1920. 8. The Setting for Organized Sports, 1890-1950. 9. The Age of Sports Heroes. 10. Baseball's Golden Age. 11. The Intercollegiate Football Spectacle. 12. The Club Sports Go Public. 13. The Rise and Decline of Organized Women's Sports, 1890-1960. 14. The Setting of Organized Sports Since 1950. 15. Professional Team Sports in the Age of Television. 16. College Sports in the Age of Television. 17. American Sports in a Global Arena. 18. The African American Quest for Equity in Sports. 19. The Quest for Equity in Women's Sports. 20. The Athletes. 21. American Sports: A Concluding Statement.
Responsibility: Benjamin G. Rader

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