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The Rise of Stadiums in the Modern United States

Cathedrals of Sport

The Rise of Stadiums in the Modern United States( )
Editor: Dyreson, Mark
Trumpbour, Robert
Series title:Sport in the Global Society Ser.
ISBN:978-0-415-85381-1
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $48.95
Book Description:

Many Americans know more about the stadiums that loom over their cityscapes or college campuses than they do about any other aspect of the nation's geography. Stadiums serve as iconic monuments of urban and university identities. Indeed, the power of sport in modern American culture has produced 'sportscapes'--landscapes literally shaped by their devotion to athletic competition. Curiously, given the importance of the secular cathedrals in American culture, historians have paid...
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Pages:180
Detailed Subjects: Architecture / Buildings / Public, Commercial & Industrial
Sports & Recreation / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.5 x 9.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.75 Pounds

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