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SPORTS IN NORTH AMERICA
A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY
"Outstanding Academic Book"-Choice
SPORTSDOCS for the first time documents the development of the spectrum of sports in the United States and Canada from colonial times to the present. The series demonstrates in firsthand, original ways the long-term relationships of sport, society and life. Ten or twelve volumes.
Each volume contains a scholarly introduction placing the volume in its
historical context, and headnotes, annotation, subject, name, place and
institution indexes. Cloth. $80 subscription / $100 non-subscription
"This is an excellent...resource for libraries with strong holdings in sports."-Choice
"...the series will be one of few indispensable scholarly editions for sport historians."-Journal of Sport History
"These [documents] describe authentic sporting events in such intricate detail and animation that the reader is caught up in the excitement and enthusiasm of the time, the people, and the sport."-American Reference Books Annual
"Kirsch's volume is the third...of a planned 10 to 12-volume series that will be greatly welcomed and substantially used by sports historians, scholars and teachers."-Journal of Popular Culture
Scholars wishing to prepare volumes in the SPORTSDOCS series are invited to contact Academic International Press.
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