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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 : 9780814795965
ISBN 13 : 081479596X

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..


Chasing The American Dream

ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106011450316
ISBN 13 :

Chasing the American Dream provides an in-depth examination of the Polish American experience with sports: its impact upon their lives, the unprecedented economic and social opport..


World War Ii And The American Dream

ISBN 10 : 0262510839
ISBN 13 : 9780262510837

Donald Albrecht is Guest Curator of the exhibition "World War II and the American Dream" at the National Building Museum...


Higher Education And The American Dream

ISBN 10 : 9789639776791
ISBN 13 : 9639776793

"Marvin Lazerson’s new book is exactly what is needed: a readable, cogent explanation of how the U.S. can have the best system of higher education in the world, but also a system..


The American Dream And The Public Schools

ISBN 10 : 9780199839681
ISBN 13 : 0199839689

The American Dream and the Public Schools examines issues that have excited and divided Americans for years, including desegregation, school funding, testing, vouchers, bilingual e..