Sports in American History 3rd Edition With HKPropel Access
From Colonization to Globalization
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This comprehensive resource explores sport through various historical periods—including premodern America, colonial times, and the modern era. Sports in American History, Third Edition, features critical new content that will provide a framework for understanding how and why sport intersects with many facets of American society:
- Examination of how women, racial minorities, and ethnic and religious groups have influenced U.S. sporting culture
- Highlights of contemporary issues affecting sport in the twenty-first century, including the Covid-19 pandemic; social justice movements; changes in name, image, and likeness policy; and sports technology
- Reorganized content about sporting experiences in early America that highlight the most influential moments
- Updated People and Places features and International Perspective sidebars that introduce key figures in sports history to provide a global understanding of sport
- Full-length articles from the scholarly journal Sport History Review, delivered online through HKPropel, that supplement the article excerpts and associated discussion questions found in the text
A starting point into the intriguing field of sports history, this book will help students better understand the complexities of sport in the American experience and grasp how cultural factors and historical events have shaped sport differently in the United States than in other parts of the world.
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AudienceText for undergraduate courses in sports history and American studies; resource for graduate students and scholars in sports history and sports studies; and reference for libraries, historians, sports scientists, and sports enthusiasts.
Native American Pastimes and Sports
Influence of Religion on English Colonists
Sport in American Colonies
The Great Awakening and the Place of Sport
Consumerism and Changing Patterns of Colonial Life
The Enlightenment in America and Ideas of Sport and the Body
Sport for Exercise Promoted in the American Revolutionary Era and Early National Period
Sporting Practices During the American Revolutionary War
Women’s Active Recreation in the Revolutionary Era and Republican Motherhood
Turn of the Nineteenth Century and Societal Patterns
Chapter 2. Antebellum Health Reforms and Sporting Forms, 1820–1860
Overview of the Antebellum Period
Women and Physical Activity
Rural Sporting Practices
Rise of Agricultural and Sporting Journalism
Sporting Practices of the Middle and Upper Classes
Public Spaces for Health and Sport
Sporting Pastimes of African Americans and Native Americans
Immigrants and Sporting Cultures
Chapter 3. Rise of Rationalized and Modern Sport, 1850–1870
Concept of Modern Sport
Subcommunities and the Growth of Modern Sport
Growth of Sports Clubs and Advancing Rational Recreation
Growth of American Team Sport and Competition
Rise of Intercollegiate Sport
The Civil War and Sporting Experiences
Chapter 4. New Identities and Expanding Modes of Sport in the Gilded Age, 1870–1890
Sport and Social Stratification
Maintaining Ethnic Forms of Leisure
Development of an Intercollegiate Sporting Culture
Male Sporting Culture
Business of Sport
Gendered Sport, Class, and Social Roles
Regulation of Sport: Amateurism Versus Professionalism
Chapter 5. American Sport and Social Change During the Early Progressive Era, 1890–1900
Social Reformers of the Progressive Era
Play and Games in American Ideology
Sport and Technology
Modern Olympic Games
Chapter 6. Sport as Symbol: Acculturation and Imperialism, 1900–1920
Sport, Ethnicity, and the Quest for Social Mobility
Assimilation of Disparate Groups in American Society
Challenging Gender Boundaries
Resistance to Social Reform
Sport and Colonialism
Sport During World War I
Chapter 7. Sport, Heroic Athletes, and Popular Culture, 1920–1950
War, Depression, and the Shaping of America
Social Change and the Spread of Sport
Heroes in the Golden Age
Media and the Commercialization of Sport
Chapter 8. Sport as TV Spectacle, Big Business, and Political Site, 1950–1980
Sport in the Cold War
Evolution of the Sport–Media Relationship
Coverage of Alternative Heroes
Professional Sport and Labor Relations
Sport and the Civil Rights Movement
Sport, Narcissism, and the Existential Search for Self
Scientific Advancements and the Growth of Sport
Chapter 9. Globalized Sport, 1980–2000
Corporate Sporting Culture
Drawing Fans to Baseball
Michael Jordan and the Growth of Professional Basketball
Intercollegiate Sport and the NCAA
Women and Sport
Drug and Body Abuse Among Athletes
Violence in Sport
Discrimination at the End of the Twentieth Century
Individuality and Sport Icons
Chapter 10. Sport in the Early Twenty-First Century, 2000–2020
Business of Professional Sports Teams
Intercollegiate Sport and Conference Changes
Title IX and Sport Leadership
Women’s Professional Teams and Endorsements
Modern Olympic Challenges and Stars
Traumatic Brain Injury
Covid-19 Virus Pandemic
X Games and Alternative Sports
Sports Across the Populace
Rise of the Runner
The Future of Sport
Sport in the Age of the Global Pandemic
Native American acculturation in American sport
The future of American sport
All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors through HKPropel.
Instructor guide. Includes a sample syllabus, descriptions of key philosophical and religious systems and terms, and suggested readings and films. Also added for this edition are chapter overviews, discussion questions with recommended responses, classroom activities with recommended responses, and suggested responses to questions related to the Sports History Review articles.
Test package. Contains 30 questions per chapter in true-false, fill-in-the-blank, essay and short-answer, matching, and multiple-choice formats. The files may be downloaded for integration with a learning management system or printed for use as paper-based tests. Instructors may also create their own customized quizzes or tests from the test bank questions to assign to students directly through HKPropel. Multiple-choice and true-false questions are automatically graded, and instructors can review student scores in the platform.
Chapter quizzes. Contains ready-made quizzes (10 questions each) to assess student comprehension of the most important concepts in each chapter. Each quiz may be downloaded or assigned to students directly through HKPropel. The chapter assessments are automatically graded, and instructors can review student scores in the platform.
Presentation package. Features more than 150 PowerPoint slides of text, artwork, and tables that can be used for class discussion and presentation. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly within PowerPoint or printed to make handouts for students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides.
Instructors also receive access to all student materials in HKPropel. For Sports in American History, this includes 10 articles from the scholarly journal Sport History Review. The end of each chapter in the text includes abstracts, text excerpts, and discussion questions related to these articles.