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Saga of American sport

Author: John A Lucas; Ronald A Smith
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lea & Febiger, 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lucas, John A. (John Apostal), 1927-
Saga of American sport.
Philadelphia : Lea & Febiger, 1978
(OCoLC)558015472
Online version:
Lucas, John A. (John Apostal), 1927-
Saga of American sport.
Philadelphia : Lea & Febiger, 1978
(OCoLC)630841172
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Lucas; Ronald A Smith
ISBN: 0812104854 9780812104851
OCLC Number: 3669555
Description: x, 439 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Colonial and early American sport. The Colonial Puritan --
moral athlete of yesteryear --
Sport and the Protestan Ethic --
Colonial diversions in conflict with the Gospel of work --
Sport during and after the Great Awakening --
Health and exercise during the era of reform --
Portents of conflict and the rise of sport before the Civil War --
American sport in transition. Organized sport in an Urban America --
Sport and the social set --
College athletics: from studetn to faculty control --
Football: the dominating college sport --
From corsets to bloomers --
women in sport --
The Nadit of Blacks in American sport --
Sport in Twentieth Century America. Sport in the Golden 20x and after --
The growth of American Professional sport --
Women's sport: a trial of equality --
Blacks in sport: from Jim Crow toward integration --
The amateur spirit and the Olympic games experiment.
Responsibility: John A. Lucas, Ronald A. Smith.

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