A Companion to American Sport History by Steven A. Riess
(Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History)

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A Companion to American Sport History presents a collection of original essays that represent the first comprehensive analysis of scholarship relating to the growing field of American sport history.

Presents the first complete analysis of the scholarship relating to the academic history of American sport Features contributions from many of the finest scholars working in the field of American sport history Includes coverage of the chronology of sports from colonial times to the present day, including major sports such as baseball, football, basketball, boxing, golf, motor racing, tennis, and track and field Addresses the relationship of sports to urbanization, technology, gender, race, social class, and genres such as sports biography

Awarded 2015 Best Anthology from the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH)

 

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Published March 26, 2014 by Wiley-Blackwell. 687 pages
Genres: History, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction