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The Politics of Baseball

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Examining baseball not just as a game but as a social, historical, and political force, this collection of sixteen essays looks at the sport from the perspectives of race, sexual orientation, economic power, social class, imperialism, nationalism, and international diplomacy. Together, the essays underscore the point that baseball is not just a form of entertainment, but a major part of the culture and power struggles of American life as well as the nation's international footprint.

Author Biography

Ron Briley is assistant headmaster and teaches history at Sandia Preparatory School in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he has taught for more than thirty years. His baseball essays have been published in the annuals for the Cooperstown Symposium and in such journals as Baseball History and Nine. He is the author of several books and lives in Albuquerque.
Release date Australia
April 15th, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Graphs
Imprint
McFarland & Co Inc
Pages
256
Dimensions
153x229x18
ISBN-13
9780786441297
Product ID
3971407

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