A Brief History of American Sports PDF ePub eBook

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A Brief History of American Sports free pdf Gorn and Goldstein show us where our games and pastimes came from, how they developed, and what they have meant to Americans. The great heroes of baseball and football are here, as well as the dramatic moments of boxing and basketball. Beyond this, the authors show us how sports fit into the larger contours of our past. "A Brief History of American Sports" reveals that from colonial times to the present, sports have been central to American culture, and a profound expression of who we are.

About Elliott Gorn

Elliott J. Gorn is a professor of history at Brown University. He is the author of "The Manly Art: Bare-Knuckle Prize Fighting in America, Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America, " and editor of "Muhammad Ali: The People's Champ." Warren Goldstein chairs the Department of History at the University of Hartford. He is the author of the award-winning "Playing for Keeps: A History of Early Baseball.""

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Author : Elliott Gorn
Publisher : University of Illinois Press
Data Published : 01 May 2004
ISBN : 0252071840
EAN : 9780252071843
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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