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Sport and Society


Acquiring Editor: Danny Nasset
Series Editors: Aram Goudsouzian and Jaime Schultz
Founding Editors: Benjamin Rader and Randy Roberts

The Sport and Society series publishes scholarly books as well as short books on individual sports directed to the student and general reader. These include new works dealing with sports in many academic disciplines as well as paperback reissues of scholarly and popular books.

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link to catalog page, Harry Hooper

Harry Hooper

An American Baseball Life

Author: Paul J. Zingg
Pub Date: 2004

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link to catalog page, The Nazi Olympics

The Nazi Olympics

Sport, Politics, and Appeasement in the 1930s

Author: Edited by Arnd Krüger and William Murray
Pub Date: September 2003

The preparation and presentation of the Nazi Olympics as seen by the host country and by the main competing countries   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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, Global Games Author: Maarten Van Bottenburg
Pub Date: September 2001

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link to catalog page, Extra Innings

Extra Innings

Writing on Baseball

Author: Richard Peterson
Pub Date: May 2001

For die-hard baseball intellectuals, Peterson explores how baseball writers have generated and sometimes challenged the narrative myths of the sport and its players.   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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...

link to catalog page, Stagg's University

Stagg's University

The Rise, Decline, and Fall of Big-Time Football at Chicago

Author: Robin Lester
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page, Touching Base

Touching Base

Professional Baseball and American Culture in the Progressive Era

Author: Steven A. Riess
Pub Date: 1999

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link to catalog page, Making the American Team

Making the American Team

Sport, Culture, and the Olympic Experience

Author: Mark Dyreson
Pub Date: 1998

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link to catalog page, Muhammad Ali, the People's Champ Author: Edited by Elliott J. Gorn
Pub Date: 1998

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