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America's sporting heritage, 1850-1950 / John Rickards Betts.


Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Company, [1974] .
ISBN 0201005573

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Subjects Geschichte.
Sport.
Sports -- United States -- History.
Sports.
USA.
United States.
Series Addison-Wesley series in the social significance of sport.
Description xv, 428 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-409) and index.
Contents pt. 1: The rise of class sport, 1850-1920 -- Ch. 1. Early years of American sport -- Ch. 2. Rural and urban influences before the Civil War -- Ch. 3. Sporting journalism and the technological revolution -- Ch. 4. The athletic impulse, 1860-1890 -- Ch. 5. The triumph of athletics, 1890-1920 -- Ch. 6. Of gentlemen and pugs -- Ch. 7. Urbanization and democratization -- Ch. 8. Social and cultural implications, 1860-1920 -- part 2: The rise of mass sport, 1920-1950 -- Ch. 9. Fabulous and tragic years, 1920-1935 -- Ch. 10. Recovery, war, and peace -- Ch. 11. Business, industry, and the economic scene -- Ch. 12. Social democracy and the playing fields -- Ch. 13. Education, religion, and the arts -- References and bibliography.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)991903
(OCoLC)ocm00991903
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Betts, John Rickards, 1917-1971.
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