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NWCCD Libraries

Kooi Library (Sheridan) & Daly Memorial Library (Gillette)

Political Science Reading Assignment: Sports

A collection of select books from various genres related to a Political topic.

Select Sports books


Banzai Babe Ruth: baseball, espionage and assassination during the 1934 tour of Japan 796.357 F569B
Brazil's dance with the devil: the world cup, the Olympics and the fight for democracy 796.48 Z68B      
Celebration capitalism and the Olympic Games 796.48 B696C
Circus Maximus: the economic gamble behind hosting the Olympics and the World Cup 796.48 Z653C
$40 million slaves: the rise, fall and redemption of the Black athlete 796.089 R346F
Gender, whiteness and power in rodeo: breaking away from the ties of sexism and racism 791.84 P278G
Native American identity in sports: creating and preserving a culture 305.897 SA31N
Advancing the ball: race, reformation, and the quest for equal coaching opportunity in the NFL 796.33264 D939A