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In Rare Form

ISBN 10 : 9781587296444
ISBN 13 : 1587296446

From 1896 to 1935, the flamboyant and controversial Billy Sunday preached his version of the gospel to millions of people across the nation. In this nontraditional biography of the..


The Politics Of Baseball

ISBN 10 : 9780786456529
ISBN 13 : 0786456523

This collection of sixteen essays looks at the sport from the perspectives of race, sexual orientation, economic power, social class, imperialism, nationalism, and international di..


Rounding The Bases

ISBN 10 : 0865549990
ISBN 13 : 9780865549999

After identifying early conflicts between churches and baseball in the late-nineteenth century, Price examines the appropriation of baseball by the House of David, an early twentie..


The Battle Hymn Of The Republic

ISBN 10 : 9780199339587
ISBN 13 : 0199339589

It was sung at Ronald Reagan's funeral, and adopted with new lyrics by labor radicals. John Updike quoted it in the title of one of his novels, and George W. Bush had it performed ..


The Progressives

ISBN 10 : 9781118651124
ISBN 13 : 111865112X

The Progressives offers comprehensive coverage of the origins, evolution, and notable events that came to define the pivotal period of American history known as the Progressive Era..


Iowa History Reader

ISBN 10 : 9781609380113
ISBN 13 : 1609380118

In 1978 historian Joseph Wall wrote that Iowa was “still seeking to assert its own identity. . . . It has no real center where the elite of either power, wealth, or culture may c..


Chronology Of The Evolution Creationism Controversy

ISBN 10 : 9780313362873
ISBN 13 : 0313362874

Chronicles the conflict between science-based and faith-based views of evolution and creation over three thousand years...