The Cooperstown Symposium On Baseball And American Culture, 2003-2004 (Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture) Alvin L. Hall

ISBN: 9780786421961

Published: May 1st 2005

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The Cooperstown Symposium On Baseball And American Culture, 2003-2004 (Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture)  by  Alvin L. Hall

The Cooperstown Symposium On Baseball And American Culture, 2003-2004 (Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture) by Alvin L. Hall
May 1st 2005 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 284 pages | ISBN: 9780786421961 | 5.20 Mb

This is an anthology of 17 papers, eight presented at the Fifteenth Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture in June 2003 and nine presented at the Sixteenth in June 2004. Selected from over 60 papers delivered at both symposia, theMoreThis is an anthology of 17 papers, eight presented at the Fifteenth Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture in June 2003 and nine presented at the Sixteenth in June 2004.

Selected from over 60 papers delivered at both symposia, the essays represent the finest scholarship from two conferences. The essays are divided into five sections. ?Gender: Feminism and Masculinity on and off the Diamond? examines the relationship between baseball and gender, and includes a discussion of the rituals of brawling and a unique autobiographical account from former major league player Dan Ardell.

?African Americans and the Game? studies Reconstruction-era baseball, the African American presss attitude toward the Negro Leagues, and the declining appeal of baseball for the African American community. ?Other Minorities: Beyond Baseballs Melting Pot?

expands on the discussion of baseball and ethnicity. ?Baseball Media: Literature, Journalism, and Audiovisual Reproduction? examines baseball from the perspective of the media and popular arts and considers baseballs cultural stereotypes in film, drama, and literature. ?The Business of Baseball? offers five essays on topics ranging from the foundation of the Yankees dynasty to the impact of market size on competition in the modern major leagues.



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