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eBook Sports Recreation Fads (Encyclopedia of Fads) ePub

by Frank Hoffmann,Beulah B Ramirez

  • ISBN: 1560240563
  • Category: Encyclopedias and Subject Guides
  • Subcategory: Reference
  • Author: Frank Hoffmann,Beulah B Ramirez
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge (June 9, 1991)
  • Pages: 397
  • ePub book: 1283 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1833 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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No book on sports fads would be complete without several chapters on baseball, and . The fascinating introduction provides a basic understanding of the importance of fads in the development of sports and recreation

No book on sports fads would be complete without several chapters on baseball, and . The fascinating introduction provides a basic understanding of the importance of fads in the development of sports and recreation. No book on sports fads would be complete without several chapters on baseball, and this exciting volume is no different-Hank Aaron's 715th home run, baseball card collecting, Mark the Bird Fidrych's shining season with the Detroit Tigers, Bo Jackson's double career, Jackie Robinson's success in breaking the color barrier, and Pete Rose's gambling troubles.

Sports & Recreation Fads book. True to the spirit of the all-American athlete and our society's. Start by marking Sports & Recreation Fads (Encyclopedia of Fads) as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Frank Hoffmann, Beulah B. Ramirez. True to the spirit of the all-American athlete and our society's seemingly endless pursuit of and passion for leisure activities is Sports & Recreation Fads. This readable and fascinating reference book highlights some of the most notable as well as some long-forgotten pastimes and personalities.

by Frank Hoffmann (Author), Beulah B Ramirez (Author). Although none of the fads are analyzed in depth, the listing of all the fads that have come and gone is still impressive (though they missed a couple, like Jaws and UFOs)

by Frank Hoffmann (Author), Beulah B Ramirez (Author). ISBN-13: 978-0866568814. Why is ISBN important? ISBN. Although none of the fads are analyzed in depth, the listing of all the fads that have come and gone is still impressive (though they missed a couple, like Jaws and UFOs). This listing drives home the fact that our society seems to be subjected to waves of fads, as often as the waves on the beach. Although most historians will ignore fads, focusing instead on the usual politicians and generals, they do affect society.

by Frank Hoffmann, Beulah B Ramirez. Encyclopedia of Recorded Sound. Sports-Talk Radio in America. Football and American Identity. Baseball and American Culture.

Sporting and recreation events have thrived in the United States for more than two centuries. ISBN13:9780918393920.

Sports & Recreation Fads, eBook escrito por Frank Hoffmann, Beulah B Ramirez. The fascinating introduction provides a basic understanding of the importance of fads in the development of sports and recreation

Sports & Recreation Fads, eBook escrito por Frank Hoffmann, Beulah B Ramirez.

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Sports & Recreation Fads. Frank Hoffmann, Beulah B Ramirez. The fascinating introduction provides a basic understanding of the importance of fads in the development of sports and recreation

Sports & Recreation Fads.

Frank Hoffmann and Beulah B Ramirez. Get information, facts, and pictures about Fads at Encyclopedia. Frank W. Fashion and Fads. Literature and the Arts; Medicine; People. Sitemap Web News Dictionary Encyclopedia Blogs Answers Videos. Encyclopedia Resources On The Ne. .

True to the spirit of the all-American athlete and our society's seemingly endless pursuit of and passion for leisure activities is Sports & Recreation Fads. This readable and fascinating reference book highlights some of the most notable as well as some long-forgotten pastimes and personalities. Sporting and recreation events have thrived in the United States for more than two centuries. Just about every sport and recreation embraced from Colonial America to the present has had its faddish aspects. The fascinating introduction provides a basic understanding of the importance of fads in the development of sports and recreation. No book on sports fads would be complete without several chapters on baseball, and this exciting volume is no different--Hank Aaron's 715th home run, baseball card collecting, Mark “the Bird” Fidrych's shining season with the Detroit Tigers, Bo Jackson's double career, Jackie Robinson's success in breaking the color barrier, and Pete Rose's gambling troubles--a true slice of Americana, the best and the worst of our favorite pastime!From the controversial people and events in professional athletics--Mohammed Ali, Joe Namath, Mike Tyson, the “battle of the sexes” between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs, the “Black Sox Scandal,” and the Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders, to the heroes--Charles Atlas, Joe Louis, and Babe Ruth, Hoffmann and Bailey illustrate the often fickle and sometimes enduring interest that Americans have for sports figures and their games. This informative and entertaining book also examines our personal quest for fitness, our devotion to automobiling, and our love of games, including bridge, charades, crossword puzzles, Monopoly, Dungeons & Dragons, Scrabble, and Trivial Pursuit. Sports &Recreation Fads is a handy guide to our favorite leisure activities of the last 200 years.