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Other titles in the Sport and Society series:
Making the American Team: Sport, Culture, and the Olympic Experience (Sport and Society)by Mark Dyreson
Table of Contents
Inventing the sporting republic — Athens, 1896 : "See the conquering heroes come" — Paris, 1900 : exhibiting American athletic nationalism — St. Louis, 1904 : an "all-American" Olympics — The limits of universal claims : how class, gender, race, and ethnicity shaped the sporting republic — Athens, 1906, and London, 1908 : Uncle Sam was all right — Stockholm, 1912 : the sporting republic's zenith — The idea of a sporting republic : athletic technology, American political culture, and progressive visions of civilization — The decline of the sporting republic.
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