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The American Dream And The National Game

ISBN 10 : 0879728671
ISBN 13 : 9780879728670

This engaging study examines sports as both a symbol of American culture and a formative force that shapes American values. Leverett T. Smith Jr. uses "high" culture, in the form o..


Baseball And The American Dream

ISBN 10 : 9781317325178
ISBN 13 : 1317325176

A fascinating look at how America's favorite sport has both reflected and shaped social, economic, and..


Living Through The Hoop

ISBN 10 : 9780814757291
ISBN 13 : 0814757294

Looks at the lives and hopes of the players on Georgia's Northeast High School Knights' basketball team, discussing the important role of the sport in their lives along with such i..


Baseball And The American Dream

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015011213546
ISBN 13 :

Traces the history of baseball, discusses its connections with the development of the U.S., and looks at important and colorful personalities in the game..


Who Stole The American Dream

ISBN 10 : 9780812982053
ISBN 13 : 0812982053

Recounts how the American dream has been dismantled over the past forty years by legislative, electoral, and corporate decisions that have compromised the middle class and minimize..


Our Kids

ISBN 10 : 9781476769905
ISBN 13 : 1476769907

A New York Times bestseller and “a passionate, urgent” (The New Yorker) examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americ..


The Duke Of Havana

ISBN 10 : 9780375506697
ISBN 13 : 0375506691

In 1998, a mysterious right-handed pitcher emerged from the ashes of the Cold War and helped lead the New York Yankees to a World Championship. His origins and even his age were un..