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Sport and Memory In North America

Sport and Memory In North America


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ISBN-13: 9780714652191
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/28/2001
Series: Sport in the Global Society Series , #10
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsvii
Series Editor's Forewordxi
The Social Image In Memory And Representation
1.Cultural Identity, Law, and Baseball23
2.Pride and Prejudice: Reflecting on Sport Heroes, National Identity, and Crisis in Canada43
3.Remembering the Black and Gold: African Americans, Sport Memory, and the University of Iowa63
The Body In Memory And Representation
4.Tobacco, Health, and the Sports Metaphor101
5.Drugs and Numbers in the Reporting of American Sports121
6.Curling in Canada140
7.America's National Pastime and Canadian Nationalism157
8.Forcing the Fairytale: Narrative Strategies in Figure Skating Competition Coverage185
9.The Whole World Isn't Watching (But We Thought They Were): The Super Bowl and United States Solipsism213
Epilogue: The Future of Exchange between Local Culture and Global Trends255
Notes on Contributors258

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