A Companion to American Sport History

A Companion to American Sport History

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A Companion to American Sport History presents a collection of original essays that represent the first comprehensive analysis of scholarship relating to the growing field of American sport history. Presents the first complete analysis of the scholarship relating to the academic history of American sport Features contributions from many of the finest scholars working in the field of American sport history Includes coverage of the chronology of sports from colonial times to the present day, including major sports such as baseball, football, basketball, boxing, golf, motor racing, tennis, and track and field Addresses the relationship of sports to urbanization, technology, gender, race, social class, and genres such as sports biography Awarded 2015 Best Anthology from the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH)The book includesa lengthy introduction and a thorough description and record of the entire competitive event proceedings. ... In a€œSt. Louis 1904: A Centennial View of Swimming, Diving, and Water Polo atthe Games of the Third Olympiada€ ( 2004), RobertK. ... wherethe eventswere held, the controversies and arguments caused by a difference in the water polo rules as practiced in Europe and in America,

Title:A Companion to American Sport History
Author:Steven A. Riess
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2014-03-26


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