Sport and American Society: Exceptionalism, Insularity, ‘Imperialism’

1st Edition

Mark Dyreson, J. A. Mangan

Routledge
Published February 23, 2009
Reference - 278 Pages
ISBN 9780415494939 - CAT# Y101087
Series: Sport in the Global Society

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Summary

A special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport, this collection of provocative essays explores the many faces of sport in America. Drawing upon insights from anthropology, history, philosophy and sociology and with reference throughout to politics and economics, the contributors outline the story of how American sport has contributed to a climate of insularity, exceptionalism and imperialism, from a symbolic rejection of British rule and British sports to the current status of all-American sports such as baseball and basketball in the face of globalization.

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