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American Sport Culture: The Humanistic Dimensions

Umphlett, Wiley Lee (ed.)

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ISBN 10: 0838750702 / ISBN 13: 9780838750704
Published by Bucknell University Press, Lewisburg, PA, 1985
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Black cloth with gilt titles to spine in black and white jacket, 8vo. 188pp. Bibliography. Endnotes and references with papers. Fine/NF. Light rubbing along lower edges of cloth. Light toning to spine and along hinges, light softening spine ends. Book and jacket are otherwise as new: bright, sharp and unmarked. Jacket in Brodart. Neither ex-lib nor remainder. Bookseller Inventory # 009101

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Title: American Sport Culture: The Humanistic ...

Publisher: Bucknell University Press, Lewisburg, PA

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: NF

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CONTENTS: American Sports, American Virtues, by MICHAEL NOVAK; The Corruption of Sports, by CHRISTOPHER LASCH; The Political and Social Dimensions of Sports, by RICHARD LIPSKY; Where Have You Gone, Frank Merriwell? by RICHARD C. CREPEAU; American Televised Sport, by JOAN CHANDLER; Rotten Apples of Gold, by NEIL D. ISAACS; Varsity Syndrome: The Unkindest Cut, by ROBERT LIPSYTE; The Amateur Myth, by ALLEN L. SACK; The Revenue Sport System, by JACK HUTSLAR; Ralph Sampson and Ralph Simpson, by WILLIAM H. WIGGINS, JR.; Women's Professional Football, by JOHN BRIDGES; Athletic Performance and Spectator Behavior, by JEFFREY H. GOLDSTEIN; North Dallas Forty and the Tradition of the American Sporting Myth, by WILEY LEE UMPHLETT; Introduction to Sport and the Spirit of Play in American Fiction, by CHRISTIAN K. MESSENGER; Counterimages of the Student Athlete in Football Folklore, by WILLIAM H. BEEZLEY; Religion and Sports, by ROBERT J. HIGGS; The Failure of Games in Don DeLillo's End Zone, by GARY STOROFF; The Black Literary Experience in Games and Sports, by LLOYD W. BROWN; Sport Culture Studies, by GREGORY S. SOJKA; The Lower Mythology and the Higher Clichés, by GEORGE CORE; The Joy Of Sports, by DAVID L. VANDERWERKEN; Sport Studies and the Anthropology Curriculum, by BOOKS KENDALL BLANCHARD; Sport for All, from Saga of American Sport, by JOHN A. LUCAS AND RONALD A. SMITH.

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