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How Boston Played: Sport, Recreation, And Community, 1865 1915 Stephen Hardy

How Boston Played: Sport, Recreation, And Community, 1865 1915

Stephen Hardy

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ISBN : 9780930350277
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Originally published in 1982, this multifaceted work played a pivotal role in bringing sport history within the broader scope of social history. In placing the rise of sport in Boston within the context of urban history, community building, andMoreOriginally published in 1982, this multifaceted work played a pivotal role in bringing sport history within the broader scope of social history. In placing the rise of sport in Boston within the context of urban history, community building, and dynamic political, ethnic, religious, class, labor, and leisure issues, this book helped set a new paradigm for sports historians. Part of the University of Tennessee Press Sport and Popular Culture series.