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Author Trumpbour, Robert C.

Title The new cathedrals : politics and media in the history of stadium construction / Robert C. Trumpbour.

Imprint Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  725.8043 T772n 2007    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 373 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Sports and entertainment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-357) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Stadium history: religious roots and the transition to secularism -- Stadium economics: separating myth from reality -- The media and stadium construction -- Cincinnati: let's build two -- Pittsburgh: power politics and steely persistence -- Boston: history, mystery, and political football -- New york, part one: stadium origins to the modern era -- New york, part two: the olympics, the jets, and Manhattan -- The new cathedrals as a reflection of our broader culture.
Subject Stadiums -- Design and construction.
ISBN 0815631324 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780815631323 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2462311
NZ1 10994357

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