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Sports : a reference guide

Author: Robert J Higgs
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1982.
Series: American popular culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[A] useful, lucid, intelligent contribution to sports scholarship." Journal of Sport History

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Higgs, Robert J., 1932-
Sports.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1982
(OCoLC)681532208
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Higgs
ISBN: 0313213615 9780313213618
OCLC Number: 8110624
Description: xi, 317 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: History of sports: a survey --
Sources on the history of sports --
Sports and traditional arts: sculpture, painting, literature --
Sports and popular culture: sports language, photography, film, comics, cartoons, popular music, philately --
Sports and education --
Sports, money, and social values --
Sports, race, and sex --
The sports hero --
The sports fan and hero-worshiper --
Sports and aggression --
Sports and war --
Sports and world order --
Sports psychology --
Philosophy and religion.
Series Title: American popular culture.
Responsibility: Robert J. Higgs.
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