Baseball and the American Dream Race, Class, Gender, and the National Pastime

ISBN-10: 0765607638

ISBN-13: 9780765607638

Edition: 2001

Authors: Robert Elias

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: M. E. Sharpe Incorporated
Publication date: 5/3/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Prologue, The Missing Ball Thrower, Laura Ward
Introduction: American Dreams, Fit for A Fractured Society: Baseball and the American Dream
Dreams of Diversity: Race, Ethnicity and Baseball
The Greatest Season: From Jackie Robinson to Sammy Sosa
Jackie Robinson's Legacy: Baseball, Race, and Politics
The Beauty of the Game
Sammy Sosa Meets Horatio Alger: Latin Ballplayers Players and the American Success Myth
From Harball to Hard Time and Back
Borders & Shangri-La: Orlando (El Duque) Hernandez & Me
California Baseball's Mixed Multitudes
The Road to Cooperstown: Japanese American Baseball, 1899-1999
From San Francisco Sandlots to the Big Leagues: Babe Pinelli
The Common Dream Examined
Material Dreams: Class, Economics and Baseball
Left Capitola for a Fate Unknown
Past [Im] Perfect: Mythology and Shoeless Joe
The Shot Heard 'Round the World: America at Midcentury
Beyond the Dugout: Reassessing the Baseball Dream
America's Two Realms
The Ring
Luring Teams, Building Ballparks
A New Golden Age? An Evolving Baseball Dream
Gendered Dreams: Women and Baseball
To Elevate the Game: Women and Early Baseball
Women, Baseball, and the American Dream
A League of Our Own
Dream or Nightmare? Baseball and the Gender Order
The Tune Plays the Same
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