American sports : from the age of folk games to the age of televised sports (Book, 1999) [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, NJ : Prentice-Hall, cop. 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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From the colonial era to the present, the author examines the evolution of sports. He covers a wide variety of sports that range from the big three of basketball, football, and baseball, to less  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin G Rader
ISBN: 0130801127 9780130801128
OCLC Number: 906759853
Notes: Oorspr. uitg.: 1983.
Description: VIII, 344 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chapter 1. Sports in Early AmericaChapter 2. The Setting for Nineteenth-Century SportsChapter 3. The Sporting Fraternity and Its SpectaclesChapter 4. The Rise of America's National GameChapter 5. Elite SportsChapter 6. The Rise of Intercollegiate SportsChapter 7. Broader HorizonsChapter 8. Sports, Culture and Nation: 1900-1945Chapter 9. The Rise of Organized Youth SportsChapter 10. The Age of Sports HeroesChapter 11. Baseball's Golden AgeChapter 12. The Intercollegiate Football SpectacleChapter 13. The Rise and Decline of Organized Women's SportsChapter 14. Globalizing Sports, Redefining RaceChapter 15. The Setting of Organized Sports Since World War IIChapter 16. Professional Team Sports in the Age of TelevisionChapter 17. College Sports in the Age of TelevisionChapter 18. Racial RevolutionChapter 19. Women's LiberationChapter 20. All Sports All the TimeChapter 21. Sports in the Twenty-First Century
Other Titles: American sports from the age of folk games to the age of televised sports
Responsibility: Benjamin G. Rader.

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