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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780252066542
Author:
Dyreson, Mark
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Location:
Urbana :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Olympics
Subject:
Sports and state
Subject:
Olympics -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Nationalism and sports.
Subject:
Nationalism and sports -- United States.
Subject:
Sports -- Social aspects -- United States.
Subject:
Sports -- Political aspects -- United States.
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Olympics
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Sport and Society
Series Volume:
96
Publication Date:
19971231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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