Overview:Baseball without Borders: The International Pastime - A televised baseball game from Puerto Rico, Japan, or even Cuba might look a lot like the North American game. Beneath the outward similarities, however-the uniforms and equipment and basic rules-there is usually a very different history and culture influencing the nuances of the sport. These differences are what interest the authors of Baseball without Borders, a book about America's national pastime going global and undergoing instructive, entertaining, and sometimes curious changes in the process. The contributors, leading authorities on baseball in the fourteen nations under consideration, look at how the game was imported-how it took hold and developed, how it is organized, played, and followed-and what these local and regional trends and features say about the sport's place in particular cultures. Organized by region-Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Pacific-and written by journalists, historians, anthropologists, and English professors, these original essays reflect diverse perspectives and range across a refreshingly wide array of subjects: from high school baseball in Japan and Little League in Taiwan to fan behavior in Cuba and the politics of baseball in China and Korea.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725645-9780803271258. It was written by the following authors: George Gmelch. Book Baseball without Borders: The International Pastime, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Nebraska Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2006-11-01 00:00:00. It has 326 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 476 g. File for download Baseball without Borders: The International Pastime has PDF format and is called baseball-without-borders-the-international-pastime.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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