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Baseball and social class : essays on the democratic game that isn't

Author: Ronald E Kates; Warren Tormey
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection of fresh essays seeks to examine the intersection of baseball and social class, pointing to the conclusion that America's game, infused from its origins with a democratic mythos and founded on high-minded principles of meritocracy, is nonetheless fraught with problematic class contradictions"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald E Kates; Warren Tormey
ISBN: 9780786472390 0786472391
OCLC Number: 795762179
Description: viii, 198 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: edited by Ronald E. Kates and Warren Tormey.

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"This collection of fresh essays seeks to examine the intersection of baseball and social class, pointing to the conclusion that America's game, infused from its origins with a democratic mythos and founded on high-minded principles of meritocracy, is nonetheless fraught with problematic class contradictions"--

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