Sports in American Life: A History, 3rd Edition

ISBN-13: 9781118912379

ISBN-10: 1118912373

Author: Richard O. Davies

Edition: 3

Publication date:
2016
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
Format:
Paperback 504 pages
Category:
Health, Fitness & Dieting
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Acknowledged author Richard O. Davies wrote Sports in American Life: A History, 3rd Edition comprising 504 pages back in 2016. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1118912373 and 9781118912379. Since then Sports in American Life: A History, 3rd Edition textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $13.82 or rent at the marketplace.


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The third edition of author Richard O. Davies' highly praised narrative of American sports, Sports in American Life: A History, features extensive revisions and updates to its presentation of an interpretative history of the relationship of sports to the larger themes of U.S. history. Updated include a new section on concussions caused by contact sports and new biographies of John Wooden and Joe Paterno.

  • Features extensive revisions and updates, along with a leaner, faster-paced narrative than previous editions
  • Addresses the social, economic, and cultural interaction between sports and gender, race, class, and other larger issues
  • Provides expanded coverage of college sports, women in sports, race and racism in organized sports, and soccer's sharp rise in popularity
  • Features an all-new section that tackles the growing controversy of head injuries and concussions caused by contact sports