The Resource The Protestant ethic and the spirit of sport : how Calvinism and capitalism shaped America's games, Steven J. Overman

The Protestant ethic and the spirit of sport : how Calvinism and capitalism shaped America's games, Steven J. Overman

Label
The Protestant ethic and the spirit of sport : how Calvinism and capitalism shaped America's games
Title
The Protestant ethic and the spirit of sport
Title remainder
how Calvinism and capitalism shaped America's games
Statement of responsibility
Steven J. Overman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.01
Index
index present
LC call number
GV706.42
LC item number
.O94 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The Protestant ethic and the spirit of sport : how Calvinism and capitalism shaped America's games, Steven J. Overman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
The legacy of Puritanism -- The Protestant ethic and the spirit of American capitalism -- The seven Protestant virtues -- Protestantism and the American ethos -- The evolution of the American work ethic -- The Protestant ethic and the institutionalization of American sport -- The American sport ethic 1 -- The American sport ethic 2 -- Child-rearing and youth sport in Protestant culture -- The co-opting of amateur sport -- Professional sport : the progeny of capitalism -- Finish line : summing up the ethos of sport
Control code
000046621485
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
viii, 423 p.
Isbn
9780881462265
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011000922
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.b25189001
System control number
  • mb25189001
  • (OCoLC)698626326

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