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Sports



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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link to catalog page MILLER, The Sporting World of the Modern South Author: Edited by Patrick B. Miller
Pub Date: April 2002

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link to catalog page CAILLOIS, Man, Play and Games Author: Roger Caillois
Pub Date: September 2001

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link to catalog page LECOMPTE, Cowgirls of the Rodeo

Cowgirls of the Rodeo

Pioneer Professional Athletes

Author: Mary Lou LeCompte
Pub Date: November 2000

Using biographies to describe women’s transformation from serious rodeo athletes to beauty queens and their successful struggle to regain their place--and respect--as the competitive athletes they are today   learn more...
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