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The Rise And Fall Of American Growth

ISBN 10 : 9781400888955
ISBN 13 : 1400888956

In the century after the Civil War, an economic revolution improved the American standard of living in ways previously unimaginable. Electric lighting, indoor plumbing, motor vehic..

All American

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015060127183
ISBN 13 :

"All American is riveting and grand-that rare pairing of exquisite writing and unassailable research. Crawford delivers you to an age when iconic titans like Jim Thorpe and Pop War..

The Rise And Fall Of Olympic Amateurism

ISBN 10 : 9780252098772
ISBN 13 : 0252098773

For decades, amateurism defined the ideals undergirding the Olympic movement. No more. Today's Games present athletes who enjoy open corporate sponsorship and unabashedly compete f..

Benching Jim Crow

ISBN 10 : 9780252077500
ISBN 13 : 0252077504

"Historians, sports scholars, and students will refer to Benching Jim Crow for many years to come as the standard source on the integration of intercollegiate sport."├╣Mark S. Dyre..

Stagg S University

ISBN 10 : 0252067916
ISBN 13 : 9780252067914

A case study of college football. It looks at the birth of bigtime college sport, showing how gridiron glory and scandal were prefigured in Chicago's football industry of the early..


ISBN 10 : 9780803245617
ISBN 13 : 0803245610

Hailing from suburban Los Angeles, raised by supportive parents, and educated at a boys-only parochial school, Darryl Henley had it all. He earned a history degree from UCLA, becam..