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One night, two teams : Alabama vs. USC and the game that changed a nation

Author: Steven Travers
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Taylor Trade Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Taylor Trade Pub. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Travers
ISBN: 9781589793705 1589793706
OCLC Number: 85443967
Description: xxiii, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The agenda --
Platonic justice --
America : where slavery came to die --
Christian idealism and influential contrarians --
"I have a dream." --
Our national pastimes --
The religion of football --
California dreamin' meets the American dream --
The tradition of troy --
The generals --
The university of spoiled children --
Dirt poor vs. wealth and privilege --
Something to believe in --
Packin' heat : the new breed --
Pre-game jitters --
Color blind --
Pattonesque --
The war of northern aggression --
Game faces --
Conquest --
Student body right --
The turning of the tide --
"This here's what a football player looks like." --
"The eve of destruction" --
Orange countification --
"Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord." --
The south rises again --
Legacy.
Responsibility: Steven Travers.
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...a compelling account...and a well-told story. -- Wes Lukowsky Booklist, September 1, 2007 Steve Travers is a Renaissance man. Steve Travers is a great writer, an educated athlete who knows how to Read more...

 
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