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|Named Person:||Amos Alonzo Stagg; Amos Alonzo Stagg|
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||xxii, 301 p.,  p. of plates : ill. ; 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.|
"[Stagg's University] illuminates a complex of deeply embedded practices and beliefs which have structured all of our lives... It is painstakingly researched, extraordinarily well written, and very