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The Resource The opening kickoff : the tumultuous birth of a football nation, Dave Revsine

The opening kickoff : the tumultuous birth of a football nation, Dave Revsine

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The opening kickoff : the tumultuous birth of a football nation
Title
The opening kickoff
Title remainder
the tumultuous birth of a football nation
Statement of responsibility
Dave Revsine
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"By the face of The Big Ten Network, the story of the creation of the college football nation from 1890 to 1915, the intense media coverage, the academic fraud, recruiting scandals, shocking violence, new sports superstars, and the manifest destiny of football out of the Ivy League and to the Great Midwest"--
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10324733
Cataloging source
DLC
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Revsine, Dave
Dewey number
796.3320973
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Football
  • College sports
  • Football
  • SPORTS & RECREATION / Football
  • HISTORY / United States / General
  • College sports
  • Football
  • Football
  • United States
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the tumultuous birth of a football nation
Label
The opening kickoff : the tumultuous birth of a football nation, Dave Revsine
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
"Football day" -- The Kangaroo Kicker -- From scrummage to scrimmage -- Mass plays and mass popularity -- To Madison -- The challenge of amateurism -- "The most mischievous offender of the year" -- The rise of the football media -- "Bigger than any of Pillsbury's great mills" -- "There's murder in that game" -- Slugball -- "There's money in it" -- "They all know Stagg was a sham" -- East vs. West -- A premature end -- "The most disgraceful scandal ever known" -- "The silent protest of the nineteen graves" -- Football's new rules
Control code
1474076
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 303 pages
Isbn
9780762791774
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014011013
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780762791774
  • (OCoLC)857980283
Label
The opening kickoff : the tumultuous birth of a football nation, Dave Revsine
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
"Football day" -- The Kangaroo Kicker -- From scrummage to scrimmage -- Mass plays and mass popularity -- To Madison -- The challenge of amateurism -- "The most mischievous offender of the year" -- The rise of the football media -- "Bigger than any of Pillsbury's great mills" -- "There's murder in that game" -- Slugball -- "There's money in it" -- "They all know Stagg was a sham" -- East vs. West -- A premature end -- "The most disgraceful scandal ever known" -- "The silent protest of the nineteen graves" -- Football's new rules
Control code
1474076
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 303 pages
Isbn
9780762791774
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014011013
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780762791774
  • (OCoLC)857980283

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