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Understanding Baseball : a Textbook.

Author: Trey Strecker; Steven P Gietschier; Mitchell Nathanson
Publisher: Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2015.
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The study of baseball history and culture shows the national pastime to be a forum of debate where issues of sport, labor, race, character and the ethics of work and play are decided. An understanding of baseball calls for consideration of different perspectives and what each contributes to the conversation. Providing a readable textbook for undergraduates and advanced high school students, this volume offers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Strecker, Trey.
Understanding Baseball : A Textbook.
Jefferson : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Trey Strecker; Steven P Gietschier; Mitchell Nathanson
ISBN: 9781476618890 1476618895
OCLC Number: 900345746
Description: 1 online resource (389 pages)
Contents: Introduction; 1; History; 2; Economics; 3; Media; 4; Law; 5; Fiction; About the Authors; List of Names and Terms.

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The study of baseball history and culture shows the national pastime to be a forum of debate where issues of sport, labor, race, character and the ethics of work and play are decided. An understanding of baseball calls for consideration of different perspectives and what each contributes to the conversation. Providing a readable textbook for undergraduates and advanced high school students, this volume offers insights into baseball history as a subject worthy of scholarly attention. Each chapter introduces a specific disciplinary approach to baseball--history, economics, media, law and fiction.

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