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Sports



link to catalog page RIESS, The Chicago Sports Reader

The Chicago Sports Reader

100 Years of Sports in the Windy City

Author: Edited by Steven A. Riess and Gerald R. Gems
Pub Date: February 2009

A celebration of the fast, the strong, the agile, and the tricky throughout Chicago's storied sports history   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Baseball

Baseball

A History of America's Game

Author: Benjamin G. Rader
Pub Date: May 2008

A succinct history of baseball, newly revised and updated   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Female Gladiators

Female Gladiators

Gender, Law, and Contact Sport in America

Author: Sarah K. Fields
Pub Date: June 2008

How school-aged girls used the legal system to gain access to contact sports   learn more...
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link to catalog page BAKER, Contesting Identities

Contesting Identities

Sports in American Film

Author: Aaron Baker
Pub Date: Cloth: 2003; Paper: 2006

Analysis of race, class and gender in American sports films   learn more...
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link to catalog page HINES, Figure Skating

Figure Skating

A History

Author: James R. Hines
Pub Date: February 2006

The only comprehensive history of figure skating in over forty years   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Sport, Play, and Ethical Reflection Author: Randolph Feezell
Pub Date: 2006

A philosophical analysis of the nature, attraction, and limits of sport   learn more...
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link to catalog page, Saying It's So

Saying It's So

A Cultural History of the Black Sox Scandal

Author: Daniel A. Nathan
Pub Date: September 2005

How meaning was manufactured following the national pastime's darkest hour   learn more...
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link to catalog page WIGGINS, The Unlevel Playing Field

The Unlevel Playing Field

A Documentary History of the African American Experience in Sport

Author: David K. Wiggins and Patrick B. Miller
Pub Date: April 2005

A chronicle of significant athletic events and the lives and careers of numerous black sports heroes---and the very significant role of sports in the history of race relations in the U.S.   learn more...
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link to catalog page CARROLL, Red Grange and the Rise of Modern Football Author: John M. Carroll
Pub Date: Cloth: 1999; Paper: 2004

To understand the forces that helped create the modern superstar athlete, begin with Red Grange   learn more...
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link to catalog page GUTTMANN, The Olympics

The Olympics

A History of the Modern Games (2d ed.)

Author: Allen Guttmann
Pub Date: January 2002

The classic account of the modern Olympic movement   learn more...
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