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Football: An American Obsession

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Football: An American Obsession is the first comprehensive guide to the history and culture of the sport, covering US college football as well as professional football worldwide.

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American football is the most popular, and controversial, sport in the United States, and a massive industry. The NFL’s revenues are over $13 billion annually. The Super Bowl is watched by half of US television households and is televised in over 150 countries. Football: An American Obsession is the first comprehensive guide to the history and culture of the sport, covering US college football as well as professional football worldwide. The editors and authors are among the world’s leading sports scholars. They cover race, ethnicity, religion, gender, social class, and globalization, as well as recent scandals and controversies, the importance of television, and the art and aesthetics of the game. Football: An American Obsession is a readable, authoritative guide for Americans as well as an introduction for people around the world.

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Editor

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Pages

300

Volumes

1

Format

Edition

First

ISBN

9781614720355