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Rivals! The Ten Greatest American Sports Rivalries of the 20thCentury presents the most memorable rivalries in over a hundredyears of American sports history.

  • Examines ten of the greatest American sports rivalries of thepast century, relating them to their broader historicalcontext
  • Includes the rivalries between the Boston Red Sox and the NewYork Yankees, Duke and North Carolina, Joe Frazier and MuhammadAli, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, Chris Evert and MartinaNavratilova, and more
  • Draws upon the most recent works of sport historians, as wellas hundreds of books, articles, and newspaper accounts
  • Reveals a deep understanding of American sports history andAmerican popular culture
  • Features 30 images that bring the rivalries vividly tolife

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Widespread enthusiasm for competitive sports has emerged as anundoubtedly dominant force in American popular culture. While theannals of sports are filled with hundreds of celebrated rivalries,Rivals! The Ten Greatest American Sports Rivalries of the 20thCentury focuses on ten of the most memorable match-ups inAmerican sports history, treating them to in-depth historicalanalysis.

Richard Davies reveals not just a deeper understanding of thehistory of organized American sports, but the nature of competitionitself and the complex reasons behind why sports have emerged assuch an important part of our everyday lives. He examines enduringcollege and professional team rivalries, such as the Boston Red Soxand the New York Yankees and Duke and North Carolina, as well aslegendary individual rivalries, including boxers Joe Frazier andMuhammad Ali, golfers Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, and tennisgreats Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova.

Richly researched and compellingly readable, Rivals! The TenGreatest American Sports Rivalries of the 20th Century offers athought-provoking and serious examination of the history of thelegendary and contentious sports rivalries that have shapedAmerican culture.

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Richard O. Davies is Distinguished Professor of History at the University of Nevada, Reno, where he teaches courses in 20th-century American History, American Ideas and Values, and the History of American Sports. His books include Main Street Blues: The Decline of Small-Town America (1998), America’s Obsession: Sports and Society Since 1945 (1994), Betting the Line: Sports Wagering in American Life (2001), and Sports in American Life: A History (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007).

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