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The Resource Indian spectacle : college mascots and the anxiety of modern America, Jennifer Guiliano

Indian spectacle : college mascots and the anxiety of modern America, Jennifer Guiliano

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Indian spectacle : college mascots and the anxiety of modern America
Title
Indian spectacle
Title remainder
college mascots and the anxiety of modern America
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Guiliano
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Language
eng
Summary
"In recent decades U.S. colleges and universities have been prone to changing athletic conference affiliations, seeking increased public prestige, building fan bases, and, of course, growing revenues. Such moves are driven by a very realistic set of calculations: in 2010 the collective revenue of the fifteen highest-grossing teams in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) topped one billion dollars, a hefty figure that does not even take into account the revenue generated by the sales of university-related apparel and athletic gear. Expressions of team allegiance, particularly the display of sports mascots, are a visual expression of this American obsession with collegiate sport. In American Spectacle, historian Jennifer Guiliano investigates the role of sports mascots in the big business of American college football in order to connect mascotry to twentieth-century expressions of community identity, individual belonging, stereotyped imagery, and cultural hegemony. To do so, she historicizes the creation and spread of mascots and university identities as something bound up in the spectacle of halftime performance, the growth of collegiate competition, the anxiety of middle-class masculinity, and the commercialization of athletics in the first two decades of the twentieth century"--
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Guiliano, Jennifer
Dewey number
306.4/83
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV714.5
LC item number
.G85 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Critical issues in sport and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians as mascots
  • Sports team mascots
  • Indians of North America
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Indians as mascots
  • Indians of North America
  • Sports team mascots
  • United States
Label
Indian spectacle : college mascots and the anxiety of modern America, Jennifer Guiliano
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- King football and game-day spectacle -- An Indian versus a Colonial legend -- And the band played narratives of American expansion -- The limitations of halftime spectacle -- Student investment in university identities -- Indian bodies performing athletic identity -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn893709660
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 175 pages
Isbn
9780813565545
Lccn
2014030636
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780813565545
  • (OCoLC)893709660
Label
Indian spectacle : college mascots and the anxiety of modern America, Jennifer Guiliano
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- King football and game-day spectacle -- An Indian versus a Colonial legend -- And the band played narratives of American expansion -- The limitations of halftime spectacle -- Student investment in university identities -- Indian bodies performing athletic identity -- Conclusion
Control code
ocn893709660
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiii, 175 pages
Isbn
9780813565545
Lccn
2014030636
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780813565545
  • (OCoLC)893709660

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