The Athletic Crusade: Sport And American Cultural Imperialism

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The Athletic Crusade: Sport and American Cultural Imperialism

The Athletic Crusade: Sport and American Cultural Imperialism

The Athletic Crusade is the first book to systematically analyze the role of sports in the expansion of U.S. empire from the 1890s through World War II. Gerald R. Gems details how white, Anglo-Saxon Protestant males set the standard for inclusion within American society, transferred that standard to foreign territories, and subtly used American sports to instill allegedly desirable racial, moral, and commercial virtues in colonial subjects. In the realm of such expansion, sports provided a less harsh, less militaristic means of instilling belief in a dominant system

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