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The study of baseball history and culture shows the national pastime to be a forum of debate where issues of sport, labor, race, character and the ethics of work and play are decided. An understanding of baseball calls for consideration of different perspectives.
This very readable textbook offers insights into baseball history as a subject worthy of scholarly attention. Each chapter introduces a specific disciplinary approachhistory, economics, media, law and fictionand poses representative questions scholars from these fields would consider.
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|Publisher:||McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Table of Contents
Introduction Trey Strecker 1
1 History Steven P. Gietschier 3
2 Economics David George Surdam 51
3 Media John A. Fortunato 96
4 Law Mitchell Nathanson 143
5 Fiction Trey Strecker 186
About the Authors 207