Major Problems in American Sport History

ISBN-10: 0669353809

ISBN-13: 9780669353808

Edition: 1st 1997

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Description: Each topic in this text is covered by both secondary readings and a wide variety of primary source documents, including legal decisions, diary entries, newspaper reports, literary accounts, government hearings, and advertisements for athletic equipment.

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List price: $143.95
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 12/17/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

PETER IVERSON is Regents' Professor of History (Emeritus) at Arizona State University. He received his PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Iverson has written many books in modern American Indian history, including The Navajo Nation (1981), Carlos Montezuma (1982), When Indians Became Cowboys (1994), "We Are Still Here" (1999), Dine: A History of the Navajos (2002), and, with former Navajo Nation president, Peterson Zah, We Will Secure Our Future (2012). His work has been supported by fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment For the Humanities. At Arizona State University Iverson directed or co-directed 51 Ph.D. students to completion of their programs. He served as president of the Western History Association in 2004-2005.Thomas G. Paterson, professor emeritus of history at the University of Connecticut, graduated from the University of New Hampshire (B.A., 1963) and the University of California, Berkeley (Ph.D., 1968). He is the author of Soviet-American Confrontation (1973), Meeting the Communist Threat (1988), On Every Front (1992), Contesting Castro (1994), America Ascendant (with J. Garry Clifford, 1995), and A People and a Nation (with Mary Beth Norton et al., 2001). Tom is also the editor of Cold War Critics (1971), Kennedy's Quest for Victory (1989), Imperial Surge (with Stephen G. Rabe, 1992), The Origins of the Cold War (with Robert McMahon, 1999), Explaining the History of American Foreign Relations (with Michael J. Hogan, 2004), and Major Problems in American Foreign Relations (with Dennis Merrill, 2010). With Bruce Jentleson, he served as senior editor for the Encyclopedia of American Foreign Relations (1997). A microfilm edition of The United States and Castro's Cuba, 1950s-1970s: The Paterson Collection appeared in 1999. He has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of American History and Diplomatic History. A recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship, he has directed National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars for College Teachers. In 2000 the New England History Teachers Association recognized his excellence in teaching and mentoring with the Kidger Award. Besides visits to many American campuses, Tom has lectured in Canada, China, Colombia, Cuba, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Russia, and Venezuela. He is a past president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations, which in 2008 honored him with the Laura and Norman Graebner Award for "lifetime achievement" in scholarship, service, and teaching. A native of Oregon, Tom is now informally associated with Southern Oregon University.

What Is Sport History?
Essays
Elliott Gorn and Michael Oriard, "Taking Sports Seriously"
Allen Guttmann, "Capitalism, Protestantism, and the Rise of Modern Sport"
Stephen Hardy, "Urbanization and the Rise of Sport"
Sport in Colonial America
Documents
King James I Identifies Lawful Sports in England, 1618
Restrictive Sabbath Statutes of Colonial Massachusetts, 1658
An Henrico County, Virginia Horse Race Contract, 1698
An Englishman's Positive Impressions of Virginia Racing, 1772
Elkanah Watson's Misgivings on Cockfighting, 1787
George Catlin Describes a Choctaw Lacrosse Match, c. 1830s
Essays
Breen, "The Cultural Significance of Gambling Among the Gentry of Virginia&quot
Nancy Struna, "The Sporting Life in Puritan America"
Traditional Sport, Modern Sport, and the Male Bachelor Subculture, 18001860
Documents
A Traveler Belittles Hunting in Virginia, 1799, and the Carolinas, 1800
James Hall Depicts a Low-life Billiard Parlor, 1828
The Great Foot Race of 1835 Horace Greeley Decries the Slaughter of Boxer Thomas McCoy, 1842
A Policeman Visits the Dissipating Rat Pits of Boston, c. 1860
The New York Herald Reports on "The Great Contest: Fashion v. Peytona," 1845
Essays
"The Social Significance of Gouging in the Southern Backcountry"
"Harness Racing: The First Modern American Sport, 18251870"
The Making of a Modern Sporting Culture, 18401870
Documents
Analyzes American Saints and Their Need for Physical Fitness, 1858
Catharine Beecher Criticizes Women's Frailty, and Recommends What Should Be Done About It, 1855
American Agriculturist Applauds Ladies on Horseback, 1862
The New York Times Surveys the Skating Scene at Central Park, 1859
The New York Herald Compares Cricket and Baseball, 1859
The Spirit of the Times Examines the Founding of the New York Athletic Club, 1868
Essays
"Catharine Beecher and Thomas W. Higginson on the Need for Physical Fitness"
"Baseball Spectators, 18551870"
Sport and Higher Education in America, 18651910
Documents
The New York Times Reports on an International Match: The Harvard-Oxford Boat Race, 1869
Coach Walter Camp on Sportsmanship, 1893
Richard Harding Davis Scrutinizes The Rituals of the Thanksgiving Day Football Game, 1893
Henry Beach Needham Decries the Professionalization of College Athletes, 1905
Essays
"Amateurism in Late Nineteenth-Century College Sports"
"The Rise of the Spectator, the Coach and the Player at the University of Chicago, 18951905"
Sport and the Rise of the Industrial Radial City 18701920
Documents
The New York Times Evaluates the Accessibility and Utility of Central Park, 1873
1875 The New York Clipper Comments the Opening of Jerome Park Race Track and the Revitalization of the Turf, 1866
The New York Clipper Reports on the Ast
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