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Davies, Richard O.

Sports in American Life: A History

Davies, Richard O. - Sports in American Life: A History, ebook

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The third edition of author Richard O. Davies? highly praised narrative of American sports, Sports in American Life: A History, features extensive revisions and updates to its presentation of an interpretative history of the relationship of sports to the larger themes of U.S. history. Updated include a new section on concussions caused by contact sports and new biographies of John Wooden and Joe Paterno.

  • Features extensive revisions and updates, along with a leaner, faster-paced narrative than previous editions
  • Addresses the social, economic, and cultural interaction between sports and gender, race, class, and other larger issues
  • Provides expanded coverage of college sports, women in sports, race and racism in organized sports, and soccer?s sharp rise in popularity
  • Features an all-new section that tackles the growing controversy of head injuries and concussions caused by contact sports

Keywords: American sports, U.S. sports, U.S. sports history, sports culture, evolution of sports, games, organized sports, professional sports, amateur sports, college sports, John Wooden, Joe Paterno, concussion, American sports, U.S. sports, U.S. sports history, sports culture, evolution of sports, games, organized sports, professional sports, amateur sports, college sports, John Wooden, Joe Paterno, concussion, American Social & Cultural History

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
3
Page amount
504 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118912546
Printed ISBN
9781118912379

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