Body Politic: The Great American Sports Machine

Body Politic: The Great American Sports Machine

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In Body Politic, David Shields looks at contemporary America and its mythology through the lens of professional and college sports. The result is an unusually insightful and provocative book about an empire in denial. Shields relentlessly examines the way we tell our sports stories (both fictional and nonfictional), considers the kinds of athletes we choose as heroes, and delineates the lessons and values we glean from sports. He explores the intricate and telling… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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