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American Sport and Social Change During the Early Progressive Era, 1890–1900

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

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... brethren into modern American society by founding their own settlement houses in New York, Milwaukee, Boston, Pittsburgh, and Chicago (Borish, “Women”). People & Places Chicago Hebrew Institute One example of a prominent Jewish settlement...

Sport, Heroic Athletes, and Popular Culture, 1920–1950

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

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... Women’s Life Saving League team that competed in intercity swimming races in Philadelphia, in turn spurring additional competitions (Borish, “The Cradle”). Others, such as Lucy Freeman, excelled at distance swimming, thus challenging...

Sport in the Early Twenty-First Century, 2000–2015

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

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...After reading this chapter, you will have learned about the following:The increasing commercialization of sport and franchise valuesThe issues relevant to the financing of stadiumsLabor relations and the increasing role of an international...

Antebellum Health Reforms and Sporting Forms, 1820–1860

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

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1

... The appeal of city parks as potential sporting areas for working-class and young people was reflected in a statement by one J. Morton, the Clerk of the Common Council: “[I]f any offence shall be committed against this ordinance, by any minor,...

Sport as Symbol: Acculturation and Imperialism, 1900–1920

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

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... in Avondale. The St. Cecilia Society team was captained by its president, Mr. John Czekala, and the St. Casimir Society by its president, Mr. John Nering. On Mr. Czekala’s team were the following: M. Schultz, P. Marks, J. Marks, J. Kondziorski, J....

New Identities and Expanding Modes of Sport in the Gilded Age, 1870–1890

Gerald R. Gems

,

Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

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... Alfred J. Reach Allegedly the first openly acknowledged professional baseball player, Alfred J. Reach first starred as a catcher for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1865. He continued to play as an infielder through 1875. Reach also opened...

Sporting Experiences in Colonial America, 1400–1750

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

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... women, and children. Gander-pulling, a Dutch pastime, was a contest that involved pulling a greased goose from its hanging place. Reprinted from J.A. Lucas and R.A. Smith, 1978, Saga of American sport (New York: HarperCollins), 546. Men...

Rise of Rationalized and Modern Sport, 1850–1870

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

1

... for themselves in sporting enterprises—engaged in an array of antebellum urban sports, which linked these groups of men in expressions of masculinity. American studies scholar Simon J. Bronner has explored “manly traditions” and how highly gendered...

Sport and Pastimes in the American Revolutionary Era and Early National Period, 1750–1820

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

1

... recreations, printed about 1810, which is in the Rosenbach Collection of Early American Children’s Books in the Free Library of Philadelphia. Reprinted from J. Johnson, 1816, Youthful Recreations. Accessed from HathiTrust Digital Library....

Sport as TV Spectacle, Big Business, and Political Site, 1950–1980

Gerald R. Gems

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Gerald R. Gems, PhD is an international scholar and a professor of Kinesiology at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda J. Borish

Dr. Linda J. Borish is Associate Professor in the History Department and Gender and Women’s Studies Department at Western Michigan University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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and

Gertrud Pfister

Gertrud Pfister, PhD, is professor emeritus at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sports in American History : From Colonization to Globalization

Human Kinetics, 2017

Ebook

1

... spectators. This was just for women’s teams, which were note recognized by FIFA. It was not until 1991 that the first FIFA-organized Women’s World Championships were held. Information from Hong, Fan, and J. A. Mangan, eds. Soccer, Women, Sexual...