Sports in America : from colonial times to the twenty-first century ; an encyclopedia. [A - F]

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Title translated into German:Sport in Amerika : von der Kolonialzeit bis zum 21. Jahrhundert ; eine Enzyklopädie. [A - F]
Editor:Riess, Steven A.
Published:Armonk (N.Y.): Sharpe Reference (Verlag), 2011, XXIII, 372 S. : Ill., Lit.
Format: Publications (Database SPOLIT)
Publication Type: Book
Media type: Print resource
Document Type: Reference work
Language:English
ISBN:9780765617064
Keywords:
USA
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Identification number:PU201411010030
Source:BISp

Abstract

Sports always have been interwoven into the fabric of American life, promoting traditional values and reinforcing pride in shared ethnic identity. From Hank Aaron to Yankee Stadium, this set provides an examination of what sports have meant to American history and society for the past 400 years.