Table of contents for Sports in American life : a history / Richard O. Davies.


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Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1. Games the Colonists Played.
2. Emergence of Organized Sports, 1815-1860.
3. "This Noble and Envigorating Game".
4. Formative Years of College Football.
5. Sports and the Emergence of Modern America, 1865-1920.
6. Baseball Ascendant, 1890-1930.
7. "An Evil to be Endured," Sports on Campus, 1920-1950.
8. Sports in an Age of Ballyhoo, Depression, and War, 1920-1945.
9. America’s Great Dilemma.
10. Television Changes the Face of American Sports.
11. College Sports in the Modern Era.
12. Play For Pay.
13. Do You Believe in Miracles?.
14. The Persistent Dilemma of Race.
15. "Only In America".
16. The Democratization of Sports.
Notes.
References.
Index


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Sports -- United States -- History.