Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-13 - Publisher: Routledge
Published to mark the career of one of sports history’s pioneers, this book traces the evolution of sport across three continents. It brings together some of sports history’s leading scholars to investigate not only the history of sport but also how that history is written. This Festschrift marks the retirement
Authors: Roy Williams III, Alexander Lucas Lofton, Jr.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-26 - Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press
In the 1780s Jonathan Lucas, on a journey from his native England, shipwrecked near the Santee Delta of South Carolina, about forty miles north of Charleston. Lucas, the son of English mill owners and builders, found himself, fortuitously, near vast acres of swamp and marshland devoted to rice cultivation. When
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-19 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
Katherine C. Mooney recaptures the sights, sensations, and illusions of America's first mass spectator sport. Her central characters are not the elite white owners of slaves and thoroughbreds but the black jockeys, grooms, and horse trainers who called themselves race horse men and made the racetrack run--until Jim Crow drove