American Sports: From the Age of Folk Games to the Age of Televised Sports

American Sports: From the Age of Folk Games to the Age of Televised Sports
Author: Benjamin G. Rader
Language English
Pages: 374
ISBN10: 0205665152
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 3.33
ISBN13: 9780205665150
Published: November 3rd 2008 by Pearson Prentice Hall

This text offers a reflective, analytical history of American sports from the colonial era to the present. With a focus on the historical relationship between sports, and gender, class, race, ethnicity, religion, and region, this book considers how sports transcend these fundamental categories.