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America's obsession : Sports and society since 1945

Author: Richard O Davies
Publisher: Fort Worth, Tex. : Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1994
Series: Harbrace books on America since 1945
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author examines sports as a microcosm of national life, from the use of sports seasons to mark time (i.e. football, baseball and basketball as opposed to spring, summer and autumn) to the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard O Davies
ISBN: 0030733324 9780030733321
OCLC Number: 473695068
Description: 274 sider
Contents: The Postwar Era Takes Shape. The Dilemma of Race. "The Thrill of Victory, The Agony of Defeat". Win! Win! Win!. The Business of Sport. "You've Come a Long Way, Baby". The Great Deception of College Athletics. Bigger that Life: Sports and American Society
Series Title: Harbrace books on America since 1945

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