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History of Sports in America: Home

Social and cultural ramifications of colonial sport. Rise of modern sport in the nineteenth century. Social significance of sport in modern America with special attention to economics, gender, race, and politics.

Main Library Home Page

The Main Library Home Page is an excellent place to begin your research. There are links to the library's many resources and services. You can locate a wealth of information including but not limited to:

What indexes to use to search for journal articles?

How to access resources when you are off-campus?

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Request items from another library.

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Sports Information

This is a course guide created for HST 324, History of Sport in America. This guide contains links to Academic/Scholarly and Popular information for those patrons interested in this topic.

Here you will find information on the most frequently used print and electronic resources.

Need More Help?

If additional assistance is needed, please contact the subject librarian for Sports & Kinesiology, Sheila Bryant, at or 884-0896. You can also contact the Main Library Reference desk @ 517-353-8700.

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