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The Resource Offside : soccer and American exceptionalism, Andrei S. Markovits and Steven L. Hellerman

Offside : soccer and American exceptionalism, Andrei S. Markovits and Steven L. Hellerman

Label
Offside : soccer and American exceptionalism
Title
Offside
Title remainder
soccer and American exceptionalism
Statement of responsibility
Andrei S. Markovits and Steven L. Hellerman
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Soccer is the world's favorite pastime, a passion for billions around the globe. In the United States, however, the sport is a distant also-ran behind football, baseball, basketball, and hockey. Why is America an exception? And why, despite America's leading role in popular culture, does most of the world ignore American sports in return? Offside is the first book to explain these peculiarities, taking us on a thoughtful and engaging tour of America's sports culture and connecting it with other fundamental American exceptionalisms. In so doing, it offers a comparative analysis of sports cultur
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Markovits, Andrei S
Dewey number
796.334/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
GV706.5
LC item number
.M363 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hellerman, Steven L.
Series statement
Princeton studies in cultural sociology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports
  • Soccer
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • Soccer
  • Sports
  • United States
Label
Offside : soccer and American exceptionalism, Andrei S. Markovits and Steven L. Hellerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-350) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The argument: sports as culture in industrial societies- American conformities and exceptions -- The formation of the American sport space: "crowding out" and other factors in the relegation and marginalization of soccer -- Soccer's trials and tribulations: beginnings, chaos, "almosts", obscurity, and colleges -- The formation and rearrangement of the American sport space in the second half of the twentieth century -- From the North American Soccer League to Major League Soccer -- The World Cup in the United States -- The coverage of World Cup '98 by the American media and the tournaments's reception by the American public
Control code
52716620
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 367 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824182
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1515/9781400824182
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttw43n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52716620
Label
Offside : soccer and American exceptionalism, Andrei S. Markovits and Steven L. Hellerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-350) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The argument: sports as culture in industrial societies- American conformities and exceptions -- The formation of the American sport space: "crowding out" and other factors in the relegation and marginalization of soccer -- Soccer's trials and tribulations: beginnings, chaos, "almosts", obscurity, and colleges -- The formation and rearrangement of the American sport space in the second half of the twentieth century -- From the North American Soccer League to Major League Soccer -- The World Cup in the United States -- The coverage of World Cup '98 by the American media and the tournaments's reception by the American public
Control code
52716620
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 367 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400824182
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1515/9781400824182
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttw43n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52716620

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