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Sport in Industrial America, 1850-1920

Steven A. Riess - History - 2012 - 336 pages
Sport in Industrial America, 1850-1920 presents the second edition of Stephen A. Riess’s well-loved synthesis of the development of sport during one of the most ...
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The Chicago Sports Reader: 100 Years of Sports in the Windy City

Steven A. Riess, Gerald R. Gems - History - 2009 - 368 pages
A celebration of the fast, the strong, the agile, and the tricky throughout Chicago's storied sports history
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Sports in America from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century: An ...

Steven A. Riess - Business & Economics - 2015 - 1200 pages
A sweeping perspective of sports in the United States from the colonial era to the present day, this work explores the subject from a variety of perspectives -- society ...
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Touching Base: Professional Baseball and American Culture in the Progressive Era

Steven A. Riess - Social Science - 1999 - 308 pages
RIESS, TOUCHING BASERIESS/Touching BaseNow revised and expanded, Touching Base examines the myths as well as the realities, symbols, and rituals of ""America's favorite pastime ...
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City Games: The Evolution of American Urban Society and the Rise of Sports

Steven A. Riess - Sports & Recreation - 1991 - 332 pages
Investigative reporters Newfield (NY Daily News) and Barrett (Village Voice) attempt to expose the Koch administration's descent into corruption and criminality. No ...
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The Sport of Kings and the Kings of Crime: Horse Racing, Politics, and ...

Steven A. Riess - Electronic books - 2011 - 446 pages
Thoroughbred racing was one of the first major sports in early America. Horse racing thrived because it was a high-status sport that attracted the interest of both old and new ...
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