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A Brief History of American Sports

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Elliott J. Gorn and Warren Goldstein show us where our games and pastimes came from, how they developed, and what they have meant to Americans. The great heroes of baseball and football are here, as well as the dramatic moments of boxing and basketball. Beyond this, the authors show us how sports fit into the larger contours of our past. For this new edition, the authors have updated the book to include discussion of performance-enhancing drugs; player salaries, unions, and the business of internationalizing sport; Title IX ...

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A Brief History of American Sports
2013, University of Illinois Press, Urbana

ISBN-13: 9780252079481

2nd edition

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A Brief History of American Sports
2004, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252071843

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A Brief History of American Sports
1993, Hill & Wang

ISBN-13: 9780809015610

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