We shoot. We sprint. We leap. And we score. This Fall Southern Cultures covers the Sports in the South.
"In 1953 a close observer of southern tribal customs recorded his observations of a desperate but popular weekend ritual."
"What do southern cultural stereotypes in pro wrestling personas tell us about the South and the nation?"
"The South's first Rose Bowl victory proclaims to the nation a new southern identity."
"What the century's shifting hem lengths have to say about changing attitudes towards women's sports."
"A culture clash occurs when traditional music, dance, and crafts meet southern city boosters at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta."
1996 Olympic Arts Festival
An exhibition curated by Andy Ambrose, on view at the Atlanta History Center through 28 September 1997.
University of Georgia Press, 1995 247 pages. Cloth, $45.00. University of Rochester Press, 1994 250 pages. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $24.95.
Oxford University Press, 1995.
The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996.
University of Georgia Press, 1996.
University if Georgia Press, 1996.
University of North Carolina Press, 1996.
Greenwood Press, 1994.
Duke University Press, 1996. University of Illinois Press, 1996.
"Neither the Dallas Cowboys nor the Atlanta Braves are exactly 'America's Team,' but both seem to have won the hearts of southerners."
"For over two centuries, rhymes and singing games have been an integral part of southern childhood."
"To most, the 'Greatest Show on Earth' means the Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus."