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Saga of American sport / John A. Lucas, Ronald A. Smith.

; Smith, Ronald A. (Ronald Austin), 1936- author
Philadelphia : Lea and Febiger, 1978.
ISBN 0812104854

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George Washington
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GV 706.5 .L82 (show me on map) Available Request
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UNIV General stacks
306.4 L82s, 1978 Available Request
George Mason
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Other Authors Smith, Ronald A. 1936-
Subjects Geschichte.
Sociale aspecten.
Sports -- Aspect social -- États-Unis.
Sports -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Sports -- Social aspects -- United States.
Sports -- Social aspects.
Sports -- United States -- History.
United States.
Description x, 439 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Colonial and early American sport. The Colonial Puritan -- moral athlete of yesteryear -- Sport and the Protestan Ethic -- Colonial diversions in conflict with the Gospel of work -- Sport during and after the Great Awakening -- Health and exercise during the era of reform -- Portents of conflict and the rise of sport before the Civil War -- American sport in transition. Organized sport in an Urban America -- Sport and the social set -- College athletics: from studetn to faculty control -- Football: the dominating college sport -- From corsets to bloomers -- women in sport -- The Nadit of Blacks in American sport -- Sport in Twentieth Century America. Sport in the Golden 20x and after -- The growth of American Professional sport -- Women's sport: a trial of equality -- Blacks in sport: from Jim Crow toward integration -- The amateur spirit and the Olympic games experiment.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3669555
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lucas, John A. 1927-2012.
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