The Meaning of Sports: Why Americans Watch Baseball, Football, and Basketball and What They See When They Do / Edition 1

The Meaning of Sports: Why Americans Watch Baseball, Football, and Basketball and What They See When They Do / Edition 1

by Michael Mandelbaum
     
 


One thinking fan explains to other sports fans and non-fans alike just what it is that draws us to America's most popular sportsSee more details below

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One thinking fan explains to other sports fans and non-fans alike just what it is that draws us to America's most popular sports

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586483302
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Publication date:
05/09/2005
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,497,649
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.22(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1A variety of religious experience1
Ch. 2Baseball : the remembrance of things past40
Ch. 3Football : the spectacle of violence119
Ch. 4Basketball : the chemistry of teamwork199
Conclusion : the future of sports272

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