Sports and Freedom The Rise of Big-Time College Athletics
Edition: 1988 (Reprint)
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Description: The development of inter-college athletics in America is traced from the mid-nineteenth to the early twentieth centuries, looking in particular at the influence of Harvard and Yale.
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List price: $53.00
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/27/1990
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
|The English Background of Early American College Sport|
|Sport, the Extracurriculum, and the Idea of Freedom|
|The First Intercollegiate Sport: Crew and the Commercial Spirit|
|Crew: Internationalism, Expansion, and the Yale-Harvard Pullout|
|The Rise of College Baseball|
|From the Burial of Football to the Acceptance of Rugby|
|The Americanization of Rugby Football: Mass Plays, Brutality, and Masculinity|
|College Track: From the Paper Chase to Olympic Gold|
|Student Control and Faculty Resistance|
|The Early Failure of Faculty Inter-Institutional Control|
|The Rise of the Professional Coach|
|Amateur College Sport: An Untenable Concept in a Free and Open Society|
|Eligibility Rules in a Laissez-Faire Collegiate Scene|
|Brutality, Ethics, and the Creation of the NCAA|
|The Swarthmore Case: An Addendum on Freedom|
|Epilogue: A Twentieth-Century Meaning of American College Athletics|