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Sport History and Culture: Journal Articles

A guide to selected resources on the history of sport, with special attention to social and cultural issues.

Examples of Subjects to Investigate

Check the databases listed to the right for articles on the history of sport. Search for subjects like:

sports history

sports cross-cultural studies

sports economic aspects

sports journalism

sports philosophy

sports political aspects

sports sociological aspects

sports spectators

professional sports

discrimination in sports

racism in sports

mass media and sports

violence in sports

Also try specific sports, people, groups, or organizations, such as:

baseball history

Negro Leagues

doping in sports

athletes drug use

stock car racing economic aspects

hunting moral and ethical aspects

sports for women

women athletes legal status

Indians of North America sports

Selected Sources of Magazine, Newspaper, and Journal Articles


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Suzanne Wise
Belk Library and Information Commons
Appalachian State University
Boone, NC 28608-2026
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Curator of the Stock Car Racing Collection