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The new encyclopedia of Southern culture. Volume 16, Sports and recreation

Author: Harvey H Jackson; Charles Reagan Wilson; James G Thomas, Jr.; Ann J Abadie; University of Mississippi. Center for the Study of Southern Culture,
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2011] ©2011
Series: New encyclopedia of Southern culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an authoritative and readable reference to the culture of sports and recreation in the American South, surveying the various activities in which southerners engage in their non-work hours,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sports and recreation.
(DLC) 2010655074
(OCoLC)607975647
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey H Jackson; Charles Reagan Wilson; James G Thomas, Jr.; Ann J Abadie; University of Mississippi. Center for the Study of Southern Culture,
ISBN: 9781469616773 1469616777
OCLC Number: 862077239
Notes: "Published with the assistance of the Anniversary Endowment Fund of the University of North Carolina Press"--Title page verso.
One of a series of volumes that build upon the original 24 subject categories used in the Encyclopedia of Southern culture, originally published in 1989.
"Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi."
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 383 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Leisure, sports, and all sorts of recreation --
All-day singings --
Amusement and theme parks --
Baseball --
Basketball --
Beaches --
Beaches, black, Jim Crow era --
Blood sports --
Boxing --
Buck dancing, flatfooting, and clogging --Card parties --
Cheerleading and twirling --
Children's games, traditional --
Civil War reenactments --
Cockfighting --
Debutantes --
Drinking --
Fairs --
Family reunions --
Festivals --
Festivals, music --
Fiddle contests --
Field trials --
Fireballing --
Fishing --
Football, college --
Football, high school --
Football, professional --
Football traditions --
Fox hunting --
Gambling --
Gardening --
Golf --
Holidays --
Horses --
House parties --
Hunting --
Juke joints and honky-tonks --
Line dancing --
Marching bands --
Marching bands, HBCU --
Mardi Gras --
Noodling --
Passing the time --
Pets --
Picking sessions --
Pool checkers --
Porch sitting --
Quail hunting --
Quinceañeras --
Rafting and canoeing --
Resorts --
Restaurants --
Ring shouts --
Ring tournaments --
Rock climbing --
Rodeo --
Running --
Shopping --
Soccer --
Square dancing --
Stepping --
Stock car racing --
Storytelling --
Tennis --
Tourism --
Tourism, automobile --
Tourism, culinary --
Tourism, cultural --
Traveling shows --
Two stepping --
Visiting --
Water skiing --
Whittling --
Wrestling. Hank Aaron --
Muhammad Ali --
Annual interstate mullet toss --
Appalachian Trail --
Arthur Ashe --
Leah Marie Rawls Atkins --
Atlantic Beach, South Carolina --
Big Bend National Park --
Blue Ridge Parkway --
Bobby Bowden --
Paul "Bear" Bryant --
Busch Gardens --
Everett Case --
Casinos, Mississippi --
Christmas --
Ty Cobb --
Colonial Williamsburg --
Daytona 500 --
"Dizzy" Dean --
Disney World --
Dogpatch USA --
Dollywood --
Drive-in theaters --
Dale Earnhardt --
Easter --
Everglades National Park --
Chris Evert --
Brett Favre --
Flora-Bama Lounge and Package --
Fourth of July --
Althea Gibson --
Gilley's --
Graceland --
Great Smoky Mountains National Park --
Mia Hamm --
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina --
Hooters --
Hot Springs National Park --
Junior Johnson --
Bobby Jones --
Michael Jordan --
Jubilees --
Juneteenth --
Kentucky Derby --
Lambert's Café --
Louisiana State Lottery Company --
Mammoth Cave National Park --
Manning family --
Peter Maravich --
Mid-south wrestling --
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina --
NASCAR --
Negro baseball leagues --
Satchel Paige --
Richard Petty --
Prison rodeos --
Redneck Riviera --
Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail --
Eddie Robinson --
Adolph Frederick Rupp --
St. Cecilia Ball --
Seaside, Florida --
"See Rock City" --
Showboats --
Silver Dollary City --
Dean Smith --
South by Southwest --
South of the Border --
Spoleto Festival USA --
Ken "Kenny" Michael Stabler (aka "Snake") --
Pat Summitt --
Talladega Superspeedway --
Texas Western vs. Kentucky --
Toasts and dozens --
Herschel Walker --
Womanless weddings --
Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias.
Series Title: New encyclopedia of Southern culture.
Other Titles: Sports and recreation
Encyclopedia of Southern culture.
Responsibility: Harvey H. Jackson III, volume editor ; Charles Reagan Wilson, general editor ; James G. Thomas Jr., managing editor ; Ann J. Abadie, associate editor.

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