Sports in American Life PDF ePub eBook

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Sports in American Life free pdf This new edition of Davies' highly praised narrative of American sports history makes use of the very latest research and now includes updated and expanded coverage of major sporting events since 2006, extreme sports, and women in sports. * Extensively revised throughout, with particular attention to making a leaner, more fast-paced narrative * Allows students and scholars to keep up-to-date with the fast-emerging scholarship in this field * The most detailed history of American sports, with an emphasis upon major issues, trends, and interpretations * Highlights the social, economic, and cultural interaction between sports and larger issues, such as gender, race, and class * Instructor's Manual with Test Bank available on publication at www.wiley.com/go/davies

About Richard O. Davies

Richard O. Davies is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he teaches courses in 20th Century American History, American Ideas and Values, and History of Sports. Among his most recent books are Rivals! The Ten Greatest American Sports Rivalries of the 20th Century (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), Sports in American Life: A History (Blackwell, 2007), Betting the Line: Sports Wagering in American Life (2001), and Main Street Blues: The Decline of Small-Town America (1998).

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Author : Richard O. Davies
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 04 November 2011
ISBN : 0470655461
EAN : 9780470655467
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 464 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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