New PDF release: A Companion to American Sport History (Wiley Blackwell

By Steven A. Riess

ISBN-10: 0470656123

ISBN-13: 9780470656129

A spouse to American activity History offers a set of unique essays that symbolize the 1st entire research of scholarship on the subject of the transforming into box of yankee game history.

  • Presents the 1st entire research of the scholarship on the subject of the educational heritage of yankee sport
  • Features contributions from a number of the most interesting students operating within the box of yankee game history
  • Includes assurance of the chronology of activities from colonial instances to the current day, together with significant activities equivalent to baseball, soccer, basketball, boxing, golfing, motor racing, tennis, and song and box
  • Addresses the connection of activities to urbanization, know-how, gender, race, social type, and genres corresponding to activities biography

Awarded 2015 most sensible Anthology from the North American Society for game historical past (NASSH)

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