Patriotic Games Sporting Tradition in the American Imagination, 1876-1926 (Sport and Popular Culture) by Steven W. Pope

Cover of: Patriotic Games | Steven W. Pope

Published by Univ Tennessee Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • History,
  • Political Ideologies - Nationalism,
  • United States - General,
  • Sports & Recreation / History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12204343M
ISBN 101572334983
ISBN 109781572334984

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