This insightful volume considers how to locate America in the sporting world: in the traditions and rituals of a national pastime or in the baseball academies run by American professional teams in the Dominican Republic? With the athletes that carry a flag in Olympic ceremonies or among the executives in the boardrooms of Nike? The contributors argue that 'America' is located in these familiar sites and practices but also and increasingly in these novel contexts, where the bodies, strategies, and aspirations of others are becoming subject to American ludic, agonistic, and moral orders. Collectively, their contention is that American sports as a category needs to be reconsidered, to take into account the extensive networks of expertise, finance, and performance moving out from American athletic institutions as well as the ever increasing influx of talent coming from abroad that sustains American collegiate and professional athletics.
As America strives to balance cosmopolitan objectives with resurgent nationalism, it is critical to consider 'American sports' from within and without. This book will be of great interest to scholars of culture, politics, and sport.
This book was published as a special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport.
This sturdy Sesame Street board book invites boys and girls ages 1 to 3 to play Pat-a-Cake, This Little Piggy, My Hands upon My Head, and other baby games with Elmo and his Baby friends. Bold, colorful illustrations and adult-friendly how-to-play instructions make this sturdy interactive board book the perfect baby and toddler gift!
Playful text and striking photographs help young readers prepare for their very first soccer game!
You can manifest your desires into your life, and it can be easier than you think through the use of vision boards. These are powerful tools designed to help you attract what you want. In this step-by-step guide for all ages, you can learn how to create a vision board that works for you.
Presenting sections for adults, children, and teenagers, "Vision Boards Made Easy" offers instructions on building a vision board with the positive words, affirmations, and images you need to bring your life to where you want it to be. It also provides suggestions of background music, motivational ideas, tips for creating digital vision boards, and actual examples of vision boards that have brought success to real people. Including templates for six-month, one-year, and five-year plans, this handbook may be used alone or in group or classroom settings.
"Vision Boards Made Easy" is a useful tool for anyone at any age ready to take the next step in life. By making vision boards with your desires in mind, you can use the law of attraction to bring your goals to fruition.
Dear Readers, This is a story to read to a friend. Toad will make you laugh! Frog has a grand vision. Toad makes and plays a bull rush flute. Beaver builds the raft, Mrs. Watermouse makes the sail and Mole is in charge of Pomp and Pageantry. But Turtle, well, Turtle worries a bit. Children love coloring the drawings by Victor Novitski. This is the Second Edition because the First Edition now costs up to $140. It's a bedtime story, a share time story, a comfortable read. Thank you, Ian Hutton
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