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Sport in industrial America, 1850-1920 - Steven A. Riess

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Title
Sport in industrial America, 1850-1920
Author
Steven A. Riess
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Wiley Blackwell
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20121207

Sport in Industrial America, 1850-1920 presents the second edition of Stephen A. Riess's well-loved synthesis of the development of sport during one of the most transformational times in the nation's history.

  • New edition maintains the book's acclaimed level of research, analysis, and readability
  • Explores topics including urbanization, ethnicity, class, sport in educational institutions, women in sport, and sport's role in manifesting city, regional, and national pride.
  • Includes an entirely new chapter on the globalization of American sport
  • Includes a new bank of photographs and images.
  • Features a newly revised and updated Bibliographical Essay

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Steven A. Riess is Bernard Brommel Research Professor Emeritus in the Department of History at Northeastern Illinois University. He is the author or editor of eleven books and the former editor of The Journal of Sport History.

"Sport in Industrial America could serve well as a textbook for sport studies or a supplement for courses in US history for the period the book covers. Summing Up: Recommended. General readers, upper-division undergraduate students, graduate students, and research faculty." (Choice, 1 September 2013)

Type
BOOK
Edition
Second edtion
Keyword Index
Sports - United States - Sociological aspects.|Sports - United States - History - 19th century.|Sports - United States - History - 20th century.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
xi, 297

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