Titolo: Offside: Soccer and American Exceptionalism.
Casa editrice: Princeton University Press
Data di pubblicazione: 2001
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Preface vii Introduction 3 One The Argument: Sports As Culture in In ustrial Societies--American Conformities and Exceptions 7 Two The Formation of the American Sport Space: "Crow ing Out" and Other Factors in the Relegation and Marginalization of Soccer 52 Three Soccer's Trials and Tribulations: Beginnings, Chaos, "Almosts," Obscurity, an Colleges 99 Four The Formation and Rearrangement of the American Sport Space in the Secon Half of the wentieth Century 128 Five From the North American Soccer League to Major League Soccer 162 Six The World Cup in the Unite States 201 Seven The Coverage of World Cup '98 by the American Media and the Tournament's Reception by the American Public 235 Conclusion 264 Appendixes 273 A. A Statistical Abstract on Recreational, Scholastic, and Collegiate Soccer in the United States 275 B. A Sample of Opinion from American Sports Columnists and Journalists regarding the 1994 World Cup 282 Notes 299 Bibliography 341 Index 353. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_069107447X
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