Sports in American History: From Colonization to Globalization, 2nd Edition, journeys from the early American past to the present to provide trainees a compelling grasp of the development of American sporting practices. This text offers trainees with insights into brand-new and alternative viewpoints, analyzes sport as a social and cultural phenomenon, creates a better understanding of present sport practices, and thinks about future developments in American sport.
The second edition consists of the following improvements:
• The final chapter highlights sport in the twenty-first century and gives trainees an updated view of modern sport.
• Material about the progressive era now comprises two chapters and offers trainees with a clearer understanding of this crucial period.
• New "Individuals and Places" and "International Perspectives" sidebars introduce key figures in sport history and provide trainees with an international understanding of sport.
• Time lines with significant sport and societal events and milestones provide context in each chapter.
• More than 150 images provide historical authenticity and relate individuals and events to the accompanying text.
• Chapter goals and conversation concerns help trainees take in and use pertinent material.
• A secondary suite assists instructors get ready for class with a trainer guide, test plan, and discussion plan.
This detailed resource provides coverage of sport by historical durations-- from the native people of premodern America, through colonial societies, to the era of sport in the United States today. Sports in American History, 2nd Edition, analyzes how women, minorities, and ethnic and spiritual groups have affected U.S. sporting culture. This gives trainees a wider knowledge of the complexities of sport, health, and play in the American experience and how historical elements, such as gender, ethnic culture, race, and religious beliefs, provide a more complete understanding of sports in American history.
The easy-to-follow material is divided into 11 sequential chapters starting with sporting practices in colonial America and ending with globalized sport today, making it perfect for a semester-long course. The second edition preserves commitment to providing authentic main documents-- consisting of papers, illustrations, photos, historical works, quotes, and posters-- to bring the time durations to life for trainees. An extensive bibliography functions main and secondary sources in American sport history.
Sports in American History, 2nd Edition, is special in its level of information, broad timespan, and concentrate on sports and the developing definitions of exercise and video games. In addition, excerpts from main documents provide firsthand accounts that will not only notify and amaze readers however likewise provide a well-rounded viewpoint on the historical advancement of American sport. With sidebars offering a worldwide viewpoint, this book will help trainees understand how historical events have shaped sport in a different way in the United States than in other parts of the world.