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- DescriptionExamining baseball t just as a game but as a social, historical, and political force, this collection of sixteen essays looks at the sport from the perspectives of race, sexual orientation, ecomic power, social class, imperialism, nationalism, and international diplomacy. Together, the essays underscore the point that baseball is t just a form of entertainment, but a major part of the culture and power struggles of American life as well as the nation's international footprint.
- Author Biography<b>Ron Briley</b> is assistant headmaster and teaches history at Sandia Preparatory School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he has taught for more than thirty years. His baseball essays have been published in the annuals for the Cooperstown Symposium and in such journals as <i>Baseball History</i> and <i>Nine</i>. He is the author of several books and lives in Albuquerque.
- PublisherMcFarland & Co Inc
- Date of Publication15/04/2010
- SubjectGeneral Sport & Fitness Training
- Place of PublicationJefferson, NC
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMcFarland & Co Inc
- Content Notegraphs, notes, index
- Weight340 g
- Width153 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edited byRon Briley
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