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Recent Approaches and Perspectives. Impressive! Pope presents a variety of new social, cultural, and economic approaches to the study of sports in American society. -George B. Kirsch, author of Golf in America. Awards and Recognition: A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 1998. Exploring overlooked areas in the history of sport. S. W. Pope is the author of Patriotic Games: Sporting Traditions in the American Imagination, 1876-1926.
Selling Sport and Religion in American Society Bishop Sheil and the Catholic Youth Organization. 300. Great Speed but Little Stamina The Historical Debate over Black Athletic Superiority. 312. Entrepreneurs Organizations and the Sports Marketplace. 341. Mediated Spectatorship. The New American Sport History: Recent Approaches and Perspectives 137. cilt/Sport and society.
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The New American Sport History : Recent Approaches and Perspectives. In The New American Sport History sixteen scholars, many of them among the best known in the field, explore topics as diverse as the historical debate over black athletic superiority, the "selling" of sport in society, the eroticism of athletic activity, sexual fears of women athletes, and the marketing of the marathon.
Sport history is a relatively new academic discipline. Lest these quibbles give a contrary impression, The New American Sport History is an excellent book. It would be understandable, then, for a casual reader to wonder at the decision to title a collection of articles, The New American Sport History. While I am unconvinced that sport history–or any field of inquiry for that matter–needs a paradigm, I applaud Pope’s division.
In Chesapeake society (that is, colonial Virginia and Maryland), sports . The new American sport history: recent approaches and perspectives (U of Illinois Press, 1997.
In Chesapeake society (that is, colonial Virginia and Maryland), sports occupied a great deal of attention at every social level, starting at the top. In England, hunting was severely restricted to landowners. In America, game was more than plentiful. Organized sports played a major role in defining new models of manliness by the mid-19th century. Zeigler, Earle F. ed. History and Status of American Physical Education And Educational Sport (2005) excerpt. Wiggins, David K. and Patrick B. Miller, eds.
The New American Sport History: Recent Approaches and Perspectives (Sport and Society). Human Resource Management in Recreation, Sport, and Leisure Services. There are some illustrations and tables.
The Unlevel Playing Field: A Documentary History of the African American Experience in Sport (2005) excerpt.
ed. The Unlevel Playing Field: A Documentary History of the African American Experience in Sport (2005) excerpt. sports library of downloaded scholarly articles.
Journal of American Studies. Pope (e. The New American Sport History. Pp. 423. ISBN 0 252 02264 5, 0 252 06567 0.
The new American sport history: Recent approaches and perspectives. Rethinking sport, empire, and American exceptionalism. University of Illinois Press, 1997. Routledge companion to sports history. An army of athletes: Playing fields, battlefields, and the American military sporting experience, 1890-1920. The Journal of Military History 59 (3), 435, 1995. Introduction: Sport History: Into the 21st Century. Journal of Sport History 25 (2), i-x, 1998.