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Sport in America, Volume II


The Nineteenth-Century Croquet Craze
In the nineteenth century, gender roles, cheating, and proper etiquette were greatly influenced by the game of croquet.
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The rise of boxer Joe Louis
Louis’s well-documented whupping of Jim Crow provided a public outlet for diverse expressions of black struggle across the socioeconomic and political spectrum.
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Ali's faith large influence on his legacy
The commitment Muhammed Ali had to his Muslim religion brought him strength and confidence that was not normally found in black athletes of his time.
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Media overstates global appeal of the Super Bowl
The Super Bowl is regarded as one of the most watched sporting events in the world, but statistics prove that is far from true.
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Sport in America, Volume II
From Colonial Leisure to Celebrity Figures and Globalization
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Sport in America, Volume II, offers readers 18 fresh essays arranged chronologically from the early American period to the present day to provide a historical context and offer perspective on changes that have occurred in sport over time.

© 2010
Book   464 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736078863

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