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Taking in a Game: A History of Baseball in Asia

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Publisher Comments:

In Taking in a Game, Joseph A. Reaves examines the development of baseball in Korea, the Philippines, Mainland China, and Taiwan, as well as the more widely known story of baseball in Japan. In this entertaining and informed account, Reaves covers everything from baseball in Qing Dynasty China in the nineteenth century to the 2000 Sydney Olympics bronze-medal match between Japan and Korea. Reaves guides the reader through a history of Asian baseball, the cultures that surround it, and the future of what has become a great Asian game.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

About the Author

Joseph A. Reaves is a former journalist who covered Asia for the Chicago Tribune, Readers Digest, and UPI. He is the author of Warsaw to Wrigley: A Foreign Correspondents Tale of Coming Home from Communism to the Cubs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803239432
Subtitle:
A History of Baseball in Asia
Author:
Reaves, Joseph A.
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press
Location:
Lincoln, NE
Subject:
History
Subject:
Baseball - History
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Baseball - Asia - History - 19th century
Subject:
Baseball - Asia - History - 20th century
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Jerry Malloy Prize
Series Volume:
no. 48
Publication Date:
20020301
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Illus., map
Pages:
220
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 0.8 lb

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