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ISBN10: 0252066545 ISBN13: 9780252066542 DDC: 796/.0973 LCC: GV706.35 Edition: (pbk. : acid-free paper)


Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-252) and index. 1. Inventing the Sporting Republic -- 2. Athens, 1896: "See the Conquering Heroes Come" -- 3. Paris, 1900: Exhibiting American Athletic Nationalism -- 4. St. Louis, 1904: An "All-American" Olympics -- 5. The Limits of Universal Claims: How Class, Gender, Race, and Ethnicity Shaped the Sporting Republic -- 6. Athens, 1906, and London, 1908: Uncle Sam Was All Right -- 7. Stockholm, 1912: The Sporting Republic's Zenith -- 8. The Idea of a Sporting Republic: Athletic Technology, American Political Culture, and Progressive Visions of Civilization -- 9. The Decline of the Sporting Republic.


  • LCC: GV706.35
  • Dewey Decimal: 796/.0973

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: viii, 269 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition Info: (pbk. : acid-free paper)


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