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The Resource Rivals : Legendary Matchups That Made Sports History, Edited by David K. Wiggins and R. Pierre Rodgers

Rivals : Legendary Matchups That Made Sports History, Edited by David K. Wiggins and R. Pierre Rodgers

Label
Rivals : Legendary Matchups That Made Sports History
Title
Rivals
Title remainder
Legendary Matchups That Made Sports History
Statement of responsibility
Edited by David K. Wiggins and R. Pierre Rodgers
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The sixteen original essays in this collection cover influential and famous rivalries from a variety of sports, and illustrate with is common to any rivalry: equally matched opponents that are often decidedly different in race and culture, political and societal ideology, personality, geography, or religion. The competitive impulse and these differences combine to form a singular mix intensified by fans and the media
Summary
The sixteen original essays in this collection cover influential and famous rivalries from a variety of sports, and illustrate with is common to any rivalry: equally matched opponents that are often decidedly different in race and culture, political and societal ideology, personality, geography, or religion. The competitive impulse and these differences combine to form a singular mix intensified by fans and the media
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361268
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.09
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1951-
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  • Wiggins, David Kenneth
  • Rodgers, R. Pierre
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True
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  • Sports rivalries
  • Sports
  • Athletes
  • Athletes
  • Sports
  • Sports rivalries
  • Sport
  • Leistungssportler
  • Rivalität
Target audience
adult
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legendary matchups that made sports history
Label
Rivals : Legendary Matchups That Made Sports History, Edited by David K. Wiggins and R. Pierre Rodgers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The purest of rivalries: Rafer Johnson, C.K. Yang, and the 1960 Olympic Decathlon / Joseph M. Turrini -- The King and the Bear: the Arnold Palmer-Jack Nicklaus rivalry and the rise of modern golf / George B. Kirsch -- The mortality of kings: Ali versus Frazer / Gerald Early -- "We were about winning": Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, and the rivalry that remade the NBA / Daniel A. Nathan -- Friendly rivals: Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert / Mary Jo Festle -- The battle of the Carmens: Debi Thomas versus Katarina Witt / Alison M. Wrynn and Annette R. Hofmann -- Bitter foes, but marketing pros: the Red Sox-Yankee rivalry / Ryan King-White -- A tale of two cities: the Toronto Maple Leafs versus the Montreal Canadiens / Brian P. Soebbing and Daniel S. Mason -- Like cats and dogs: the Massillon-Canton McKinley football rivalry / Lawrence W. Hugenberg and Brian C. Pattie -- A rivalry for the ages: Tennessee-UConn women's basketball / Jaime Schultz -- Three yards and a pool of blood: Ohio State versus Michigan / Brad Austin -- Corporate Cowboys and blue-collar bureaucrats: the Dallas-Washington football rivalry / Stephen H. Norwood -- Imperial rivalries: America versus Britain for the Davis Cup / S.W. Pope -- This has nothing to do with money: the Ryder Cup and international rivalry in golf / John Nauright -- The match of the century: The U.S.-USSR rivalry in sports / Chris Elzey -- Dare to dream: U.S. Women's Soccer versus the world / Lindsey J. Meân
Control code
ocn457155482
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 465 pages
Isbn
9781557289209
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2009053650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)457155482
Label
Rivals : Legendary Matchups That Made Sports History, Edited by David K. Wiggins and R. Pierre Rodgers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The purest of rivalries: Rafer Johnson, C.K. Yang, and the 1960 Olympic Decathlon / Joseph M. Turrini -- The King and the Bear: the Arnold Palmer-Jack Nicklaus rivalry and the rise of modern golf / George B. Kirsch -- The mortality of kings: Ali versus Frazer / Gerald Early -- "We were about winning": Larry Bird, Magic Johnson, and the rivalry that remade the NBA / Daniel A. Nathan -- Friendly rivals: Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert / Mary Jo Festle -- The battle of the Carmens: Debi Thomas versus Katarina Witt / Alison M. Wrynn and Annette R. Hofmann -- Bitter foes, but marketing pros: the Red Sox-Yankee rivalry / Ryan King-White -- A tale of two cities: the Toronto Maple Leafs versus the Montreal Canadiens / Brian P. Soebbing and Daniel S. Mason -- Like cats and dogs: the Massillon-Canton McKinley football rivalry / Lawrence W. Hugenberg and Brian C. Pattie -- A rivalry for the ages: Tennessee-UConn women's basketball / Jaime Schultz -- Three yards and a pool of blood: Ohio State versus Michigan / Brad Austin -- Corporate Cowboys and blue-collar bureaucrats: the Dallas-Washington football rivalry / Stephen H. Norwood -- Imperial rivalries: America versus Britain for the Davis Cup / S.W. Pope -- This has nothing to do with money: the Ryder Cup and international rivalry in golf / John Nauright -- The match of the century: The U.S.-USSR rivalry in sports / Chris Elzey -- Dare to dream: U.S. Women's Soccer versus the world / Lindsey J. Meân
Control code
ocn457155482
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 465 pages
Isbn
9781557289209
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Lccn
2009053650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)457155482

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