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A brief history of American sports

Author: Elliott J Gorn; Warren Jay Goldstein; Eric Foner
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Hill and Wang, 1994.
Series: American century series
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd printingView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott J Gorn; Warren Jay Goldstein; Eric Foner
ISBN: 0809015617 9780809015610
OCLC Number: 78056115
Description: xiv, 290 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: pt. I. America Becomes a Sporting Nation. 1. Colonists at Play. 2. "Saints and Their Bodies": Sport Through 1860. 3. "Vigorous, Manly, Out-of-Door Sports": The Gilded Age --
pt. II. Sport and Its Discontents: The Twentieth Century. 4. Sports with a Mission: Football and Basketball. 5. Play, Business, and Space: Sports and the Public Sphere. 6. Money, Television, Drugs, and the Win: Dilemmas of Modern Sports.
Series Title: American century series
Responsibility: Elliott Gorn and Warren Goldstein ; consulting editor, Eric Foner.


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