Download e-book for kindle: Baseball Beyond Our Borders: An International Pastime by George Gmelch,Daniel A. Nathan

By George Gmelch,Daniel A. Nathan

ISBN-10: 0803276826

ISBN-13: 9780803276826

Baseball past Our Borders celebrates the globalization of the sport whereas highlighting different histories and cultures of the international locations within which the game is played.

This choice of essays tells the tale of America’s nationwide hobby because it has unfold the world over and undergone instructive, pleasing, and occasionally quirky alterations within the strategy. overlaying nineteen nations and a U.S. territory, the individuals express how every one kingdom imported baseball, how baseball took carry and constructed, the way it is prepared, performed, and undefined, and what neighborhood and local qualities let us know in regards to the sport’s position in each one culture. 

yet what lies in shop as baseball’s passport fills up with far-flung stamps? Will the foreign migration of avid gamers homogenize baseball? What position will the realm Baseball vintage play? those are only some of the questions the authors pose.

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