Walter Camp : Football and the Modern Man
By: Des Jardins, Julie.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015Description: 1 online resource (417 p.).ISBN: 9780199925636.Subject(s): Camp, Walter, 1859-1925 | Football players--United States | Football players--United States--Biography | Football--United States--History | HISTORY / United States / 20th Century | HISTORY / United States / General | SPORTS & RECREATION / HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Walter Camp : Football and the Modern ManDDC classification: 796.332092 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Walter Camp; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Pregame Commentary; Introduction: The Forgotten "Father of Football"; first quarter: adolescence; 1. Survival of the Fittest in New Haven, 1860s-1880; 2. The Disillusionment of Afterlife, 1881-1887; second quarter: manhood epitomized; 3. Alice and All-American-ness, 1888-1891; 4. Manifest Destiny, 1892-1893; 5. Necessary Roughness? 1894; 6. Martial, Marketable, and Masculine, 1895-1899; Halftime: The Yale Man at the Turn of the Century; third quarter: manhood tested; 7. Camp's Boyology: The Making of Eligible Men
8. Make Men, but Do Not Break Them, 1903-19069. Rewriting the Gridiron Narrative, 1906-1912; fourth quarter: manhood reconsidered; 10. Realizing Real All-Americans in the 1910s; 11. Changing of the Guard, 1910-1916; 12. Preparing Men for Real Battle, 1917-1918; 13. Death and Democratization, 1919-1925; Postgame Analysis; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Americans are obsessed with football, yet they know little about the man who shaped the game to make it uniquely technical, physical, and 'man-making' at once. Walter Camp, the ""Father of American Football,"" was the foremost authority on American athletics and arguably the greatest amateur American athlete of his time. In Walter Camp: Football and the Modern Man, Julie Des Jardins chronicles the life of the clock company executive and self-made athlete who remade football and redefined the ideal man. As a student at Yale University, Camp was a varsity letterman who led the earliest efforts t
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