Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Print Material
Author Rader, Benjamin G.

Title American sports : from the age of folk games to the age of televised sports / Benjamin G. Rader.

Imprint Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796 R117a 2004    ---  Available
Edition 5th ed.
Description viii, 373 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sports in early America -- The setting for nineteenth-century sports -- The sporting fraternity and its spectacles -- The rise of America's national game -- Nineteenth-century sporting communities -- The rise of intercollegiate sports -- The rise of organized youth sports , 1880-1920 -- The setting for organized sports, 1890-1950 -- The age of sports heroes -- Baseball's golden age -- The intercollegiate football spectacle -- The club sports go public -- The rise and decline of organized women's sports, 1890-1960 -- The setting of organized sports since 1950 -- Professional team sports in the age of television -- College sports in the age of television -- American sports in a global arena -- The African American quest for equity in sports -- The quest for equity in women's sports -- The athletes -- American sports: a concluding statement.
Subject Sports -- United States -- History.
Sports -- Social aspects -- United States.
ISBN 0130977500
Standard No. YDXCP 1961804

Available items only