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Sport in American culture : from Ali to X-games

Author: Joyce Duncan
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sport plays an undeniable role in defining America's national identity. It permeates the language, saturates the airwaves, and affects all Americans whether they want it to or not. Sport in American Culture examines the impact of sport on American society from what Americans eat and drink to how they choose heroes and establish values. The book collects in one volume more than 400 A-Z entries from more than 200  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce Duncan
ISBN: 1576070247 9781576070246
OCLC Number: 1066944516
Description: 350 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Joyce D. Duncan.

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A unique and timely exploration of the cultural impact of sport on American society, including lifestyles, language, and thinking.Sport in American Culture is the first and only reference work to  Read more...

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