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Sports



link to catalog page SOLBERG, Creating the Big Ten

Creating the Big Ten

Courage, Corruption, and Commercialization

Author: Winton U. Solberg
Pub Date: April 2018

How an athletic conference turned college football into big business   learn more...
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link to catalog page BERRETT, Pigskin Nation

Pigskin Nation

How the NFL Remade American Politics

Author: Jesse Berrett
Pub Date: May 2018

The incendiary union of two all-American institutions   learn more...
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link to catalog page EDWARDS, The Revolt of the Black Athlete Author: Harry Edwards
Pub Date: September 2018

The Fiftieth Anniversary edition of the pioneering study of sport and struggle   learn more...
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link to catalog page SHATTUCK, Bloomer Girls

Bloomer Girls

Women Baseball Pioneers

Author: Debra A. Shattuck
Pub Date: February 2017

America, its women, and its game   learn more...
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link to catalog page OATES, Football and Manliness

Football and Manliness

An Unauthorized Feminist Account of the NFL

Author: Thomas P. Oates
Pub Date: April 2017

Tackling the problem of how the NFL measures men   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Globetrotting

Globetrotting

African American Athletes and Cold War Politics

Author: Damion L. Thomas
Pub Date: Cloth: 2012; Paper: February 2017

Deploying African American sports stars in the Cold War   learn more...
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link to catalog page MOORE, I Fight for a Living

I Fight for a Living

Boxing and the Battle for Black Manhood, 1880-1915

Author: Louis Moore
Pub Date: October 2017

Hardworking prizefighters and the battle against a racist America   learn more...
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link to catalog page GIETSCHIER, Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles

Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles

The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports

Author: Edited by Steven Gietschier
Pub Date: December 2017

Reviewing the play on your favorite classic moments in sports   learn more...
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link to catalog page CHUDACOFF, Changing the Playbook

Changing the Playbook

How Power, Profit, and Politics Transformed College Sports

Author: Howard P. Chudacoff
Pub Date: January 2016

Turning points in the history of college athletics since 1950   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Cold War Games

Cold War Games

Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Author: Toby C. Rider
Pub Date: May 2016

The United States and the Soviet Union vie for the five rings to rule them all   learn more...
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