The International Journal of the History of Sport Volume 31, Issue 1-2, January 2014

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Special Issue | American National Pastimes: Explorations in Sport and Nationhood in the History of the United States


ijhs-dsPreface: American National Pastimes
Mark Dyreson & Jaime Schultz
Pages: 1-5
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.876413

American National Pastimes: The Genealogy of an Idea
Mark Dyreson
Pages: 6-28
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.858032

The Cyclical History of Horse Racing: The USA’s Oldest and (Sometimes) Most Popular Spectator Sport
Steven Riess
Pages: 29-54
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.862520

Hunting and American Identity: The Rise, Fall, Rise and Fall of an American Pastime
Daniel Justin Herman
Pages: 55-71
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.865017

‘The Report of My Death Was an Exaggeration’: The Many Sordid Lives of America’s Bloodiest ‘Pastime’
Randy Roberts & Andrew R.M. Smith
Pages: 72-90
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.867848

Baseball As the National Pastime: A Fiction Whose Time Is Past
Daniel A. Nathan
Pages: 91-108
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.858245

American Football Becomes the Dominant Intercollegiate National Pastime
Ronald A. Smith
Pages: 109-119
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.861420

Chronicle of a (Football) Death Foretold: The Imminent Demise of a National Pastime?
Michael Oriard
Pages: 120-133
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.842557

The Emergence of Basketball as an American National Pastime: From a Popular Participant Sport to a Spectacle of Nationhood
Pamela Grundy, Murry Nelson & Mark Dyreson
Pages: 134-155
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.865016

From Ladies’ Days to Women’s Initiatives: American Pastimes and Distaff Consumption
Jaime Schultz & Andrew D. Linden
Pages: 156-180
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.858246

‘Black Athletes in White Men’s Games’: Race, Sport and American National Pastimes
David K. Wiggins
Pages: 181-202
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.857313

Legislating Sport: Does Law Aid, Abet or Hinder National Pastimes?
Sarah K. Fields
Pages: 203-223
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.857312

National Sporting Pastimes, Spectacles of Sporting Otherness and American Imaginings, 1880–1920
David L. Andrews, Jacob Bustad & Samuel Clevenger
Pages: 224-249
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.862521

A Brief Taxonomy of Sports that Were Not Quite American National Pastimes: Fads and Flashes-in-the-Pan, Nationwide and Regional Pastimes, the Pastimes of Other Nations, and Pan-National Pastimes
Jaime Schultz, Dunja Antunovic, Adam Berg, Justine Kaempfer, Andrew D. Linden, Thomas Rorke, Colleen English & Mark Dyreson
Pages: 250-272
DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2013.868439

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