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Sports in American Life: A History

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This richly documented book traces the evolution of American sports from the colonial period to the present. The narrative is organized around the argument that sports have been a significant social force throughout American history.

Emphasizes the social, economic, and cultural interaction between sports and larger issues, such as gender, race, and class.

Includes 50 photog
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Paperback, 485 pages
Published December 25th 2006 by Blackwell Publishers (first published December 22nd 2006)
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My teaching and research have evolved over a career that began nearly fifty years ago with a traditional graduate education at the University of Missouri in American political history. After completing a dissertation on the politics of urban redevelopment and public housing in 1963, I developed a teaching and publications portfolio emphasizing twentieth century political and urban history. Early p ...more
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