A Companion to American Sport History | ISBN 9781118609408

A Companion to American Sport History

herausgegeben von Steven A. Riess
Buchcover A Companion to American Sport History  | EAN 9781118609408 | ISBN 1-118-60940-9 | ISBN 978-1-118-60940-8

A Companion to American Sport History

herausgegeben von Steven A. Riess
A Companion to American Sport History presents acollection of original essays that represent the firstcomprehensive analysis of scholarship relating to the growing fieldof American sport history.
* Presents the first complete analysis of the scholarshiprelating to the academic history of American sport
* Features contributions from many of the finest scholars workingin the field of American sport history
* Includes coverage of the chronology of sports from colonialtimes to the present day, including major sports such as baseball, football, basketball, boxing, golf, motor racing, tennis, and trackand field
* Addresses the relationship of sports to urbanization, technology, gender, race, social class, and genres such as sportsbiography
Awarded 2015 Best Anthology from the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH)