Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

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

Available items only
Print Material

Title Essays on sport history and sport mythology / by Allen Guttmann ... [et al.] ; introduction by Jack W. Berryman ; edited by Donald G. Kyle and Gary D. Stark.

Imprint College Station, [Tex.] : Published for the University of Texas at Arlington by Texas A & M Press, c1990.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.09 Es73    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 154 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Walter Prescott Webb memorial lectures; no. 24
Walter Prescott Webb memorial lectures ; 24.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents E. Norman Gardiner and the decline of Greek sport / Donald G. Kyle -- Entrepreneurs, structures, and the sportgeist : old tensions in a modern industry / Stephen Hardy -- Professional sports as an avenue of social mobility in America : some myths and realities / Steven A. Riess -- Modern criticism of sport / Richard D. Mandell -- Eros and sport / Allen Guttmann.
Subject Sports -- History.
Sports -- Social aspects -- History.
Added Author Guttmann, Allen.
Kyle, Donald G.
Stark, Gary D., 1948-
ISBN 0890964548 (alk. paper)

Available items only