How well do you know Boston sports? Do you know the different nicknames of the Boston Braves? Do you know how the Celtics obtained Bob Cousy? Can you name the Bruins original colors? Can you identify all four Boston professional football teams? Who was the first woman to run in the Boston marathon? If you think you know the answers to these and other questions, then check out this quiz and see if you are truly a Boston sports expert. With questions spanning all elements of Boston and Massachusetts sports, this quiz is certain to test even the most knowledgeable Boston sports fans.
This collection illustrates the expansiveness of an interdisciplinary approach to the study of sport. While rooted in anthropology, these essays consider American sports in their social, economic, cultural and political aspects, charting their evolution. The book draws from history, sociology, and political science; as well as considering the relationship between the developed and developing world; and culture and masculinity.
The first part of the book considers the local and global interplay of professional baseball, covering:
The second part of the book is concerned with the cultural examination of the responsiveness of masculinity to social and cultural forces, examining:
This book was previously published as a special issue of Sport in Society
Silver Fields and Other Sketches of a Farmer-Sportsman describes outdoor life in 19th century America.
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