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LA Sports : Play, Games, and Community in the City of Angels - (Paperback)
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LA Sports brings together sixteen essays covering various aspects of the development and changing nature of sport in one of America’s most fascinating and famous cities. The writers cover a range of topics, including the history of car racing and ice skating, the development of sport venues, the power of the Mexican fan base in American soccer leagues, the intersecting life stories of Jackie and Mack Robinson, the importance of the Showtime Lakers, the origins of Muscle Beach and surfing, sport in Hollywood films, and more.
Number of Pages: 362
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Social Science
Series Title: Sport, Culture & Society
Publisher: Univ of Arkansas Pr
Street Date: February 15, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-72-9556
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