Game Plan: A Social History of Sport in Alberta
Karen L. Wall (Author)
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How deep is the importance and influence of organized sports in Alberta? Discover key episodes and players in the history of Alberta's organized sports and read how sport shaped the lives of individuals as well as of communities of indigenous people, settlers, and immigrants. Read new perspectives on well-known sports stories along with tales of lesser-known games that remained on the margins of most histories for reasons of race, class, and gender. Whether a spectator, supporter, scholar, or fan, readers will be informed and delighted by the research contained in this sport history.
About the Author
Karen L. Wall is an Associate Professor in the Communication Studies Program at Athabasca University. She lives in Edmonton, Alberta.
- Contributor: Karen L. Wall
- Imprint: University of Alberta Press
- ISBN13: 9780888645944
- Number of Pages: 552
- Packaged Dimensions: 152x229x34mm
- Packaged Weight: 550
- Format: Paperback
- Publisher: University of Alberta Press
- Release Date: 2012-10-19
- Binding: Paperback / softback
- Biography: Karen L. Wall is an Associate Professor in the Communication Studies Program at Athabasca University. She lives in Edmonton, Alberta.