The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 1999

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Alvin L. Hall, Peter M. Rutkoff
McFarland, Jan 1, 2000 - Social Science - 381 pages
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This is an anthology of 23 papers that were presented at the Eleventh Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, held June 9-11, 1999, and co-sponsored by the State University of New York at Oneonta and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. The papers focus on the antecedents of baseball and the early history of America's national pastime and are divided into five parts: "Baseball and the American Imagination," "Baseball and American Culture," "Baseball and American Society," "Baseball and American Business" and "Baseball and the Fan." The preface is by series editor Alvin L. Hall, and an introduction is provided by the editor of the volume, Peter M. Rutkoff.

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Peter M. Rutkoff directs the American Studies program and was the National Endowment for the Humanities distinguished teaching professor of history and American studies, 1997-2000, at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Alvin L. Hall is director of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. They are also the editors of The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 1997 (Jackie Robinson) (2000).