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Stagg's university : the rise, decline, and fall of big-time football at Chicago

Author: Robin Lester
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1995.
Series: Sport and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When the University of Chicago opened in 1892, nine former college or seminary presidents were on its staff, as were recognized leaders of several academic disciplines, among them John Dewey, Thorstein Veblen, and Albert Michelson. President William Rainey Harper's faculty also included Amos Alonzo Stagg, associate professor of physical culture and coach of the football team."--BOOK JACKET. "For this first case  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Amos Alonzo Stagg; Amos Alonzo Stagg
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Lester
ISBN: 0252021282 9780252021282
OCLC Number: 31045270
Description: xxii, 301 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The origins of intercollegiate football at the University of Chicago, 1890-1894 --
The rise of the spectator, the coach and the player, 1895-1905 --
Football's year of trial and triumph, 1905-6 --
Stagg's university: intercollegiate football as a way of life, 1906-1924 --
The decline, 1925-38 --
The fall, 1939 --
Epilogue: after the fall.
Series Title: Sport and society.
Responsibility: Robin Lester.

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Presents a case study of college football by a social historian, which aims to bring to life the story of a university football program that had an unusual beginning, a glorious middle, and a unique  Read more...

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