Colorado: A Sports History

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University Press of Colorado, 1999 - History - 494 pages
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Shows how sports history can illuminate the business, politics, class, race, gender, mores and values of a society. In pre-industrial Colorado, sports and games in Indian villages and early mining towns were shaped by work, community life, and even religion. As leisure time increased sport evolved into a more popular recreational activity.

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James Whiteside received his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he teaches in the Department of History and Division of Continuing Education.

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