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The Athlete as Activist: Reconsidering Baseball and Society in 1968


Is there a place for the study of the relationship of social causes and baseball? Especially, what is the role of the athlete as activist? For reasons that pass understanding this subject has largely been ignored, and what does exist … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Last King of the Sports Page: The Life and Career of Jim Murray”


Last King of the Sports Page: The Life and Career of Jim Murray. By Ted Geltner. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2012. As the editor of the “Sports and American Culture” series published by the University of Missouri Press, I … Continue reading

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “School Book Nation: Conflicts over American History Textbooks from the Civil War to the Present”


School Book Nation: Conflicts over American History Textbooks from the Civil War to the Present. By Joseph Moreau. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2003. The premise of School Book Nation: Conflicts over American History Textbooks from the Civil War … Continue reading

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The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints/Community of Christ and African American Members


The Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (renamed the Community of Christ in 2000), one of the inheritors of the legacy of early Mormonism who developed a moderate theological position and coalesced as a recognizable group beginning … Continue reading

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