Sport And The Shaping Of Italian-american Identity by Gerald R. GemsSport And The Shaping Of Italian-american Identity by Gerald R. Gems

Sport And The Shaping Of Italian-american Identity

byGerald R. Gems

Hardcover | December 16, 2013

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An interdisciplinary analysis of the role of sport in the formation of an ethnic identity and the transition in that identity across four generations.
Gerald R. Gems is professor in the Health and Physical Education Department at North Central College in Naperville, Illinois. He is the author of numerous books, including The Athletic Crusade: Sport and AmericanCultural Imperialism.
Title:Sport And The Shaping Of Italian-american IdentityFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:328 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:December 16, 2013Publisher:Syracuse University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0815633416

ISBN - 13:9780815633419


Editorial Reviews

Gems reminds readers that there are Italian Americans participating at the highest levels in all facets of American life, including sports, and there is quite probably one who will reprise DiMaggio’s role of iconic American hero with strong ties to his or her Italian-American family, community, and culture. - Journal of American Culture