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Beer And Circus

Author : Murray Sperber  |  Pub Date : 2011-04-01  |  Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 9781429936699
ISBN 13 : 142993669X

A no-holds-barred examination of the troubled relationship between college sports and higher education from a leading authority on the subject Murray Sperber turns common perceptio..


Beer And Circus

Author : Murray Sperber  |  Pub Date : 2001-09-01  |  Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0805068112
ISBN 13 : 9780805068115

Argues that national exposure through athletic success, profitable athletic departments, and an emphasis on research and graduate programs over undergraduate education are creating..


Beer And Circus

Author : Murray Sperber  |  Pub Date : 2000-09-20  |  Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780805038644
ISBN 13 : 0805038647

Argues that national exposure through athletic success, profitable athletic departments, and an emphasis on research and graduate programs over undergraduate education are creating..


Amusing Ourselves To Death

Author : Neil Postman  |  Pub Date : 2006  |  Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 014303653X
ISBN 13 : 9780143036531

Examines the ways in which television has transformed public discourse--in politics, education, religion, science, and elsewhere--into a form of entertainment that undermines expos..


King Football

Author : Michael Oriard  |  Pub Date : 2005-12-15  |  Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807864036
ISBN 13 : 080786403X

This landmark work explores the vibrant world of football from the 1920s through the 1950s, a period in which the game became deeply embedded in American life. Though millions expe..


Dr Dog

Author : Babette Cole  |  Pub Date : 1997  |  Publisher : Dragonfly Books

ISBN 10 : 9780679885481
ISBN 13 : 067988548X

The Gumboyle family learns important tips on health care and hygiene from their family dog, who is also a doctor..


Onward To Victory

Author : Murray Sperber  |  Pub Date : 1998-11-30  |  Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9780805038651
ISBN 13 : 0805038655

Traces the rise of college sports in America, drawing on a variety of press accounts, letters, journals, and interviews to discuss how college sports became a mainstay of popular e..