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Reading Football: How the Popular Press Created an American Spectacle

Michael Oriard - Sports & Recreation - 1998 - 352 pages
Is football an athletic contest or a social event? Is it a game of skill, a test of manhood, or merely an organized brawl? Michael Oriard, a former professional player, asks ...
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Bowled Over: Big-Time College Football from the Sixties to the BCS Era

Michael Oriard - Sports & Recreation - 2009 - 352 pages
In this compellingly argued and deeply personal book, respected sports historian Michael Oriard--who was himself a former second-team All-American at Notre Dame--explores a ...
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Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Michael Oriard - History - 2007 - 337 pages
Professional football today is a $6 billion sports entertainment industry. In this astute field-level view of the National Football League since 1960, Michael Oriard looks ...
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Dreaming of heroes: American sports fiction, 1868-1980

Michael Oriard - Fiction - 1982 - 382 pages
Analyzes the treatment of baseball, basketball, football, and boxing in American fiction, through the sports novels of such writers as Ring Lardner, Bernard Malamud, Mark ...
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The Art of Football: The Early Game in the Golden Age of Illustration

Michael Oriard - Art - 2017 - 280 pages
The Art of Football is a singular look at early college football art and illustrations. This collection contains more than two hundred images, many rare or previously ...
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For Pride, Profit, and Patriarchy: Football and the Incorporation of ...

Gerald R. Gems - Sports & Recreation - 2000 - 224 pages
Sports history has emerged as a popular study over the past quarter century, and scholars have fueled this interest by providing a wealth of information on baseball and its ...
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