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Title The new encyclopedia of Southern culture. Volume 16, Sports and recreation / Harvey H. Jackson III, volume editor ; Charles Reagan Wilson, general editor ; James G. Thomas Jr., managing editor ; Ann J. Abadie, associate editor.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2011]
©2011

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 383 pages) : illustrations
Series The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
New encyclopedia of Southern culture.
Note "Published with the assistance of the Anniversary Endowment Fund of the University of North Carolina Press"--Title page verso.
One of a series of volumes that build upon the original 24 subject categories used in the Encyclopedia of Southern culture, originally published in 1989.
"Sponsored by the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Leisure, sports, and all sorts of recreation -- All-day singings -- Amusement and theme parks -- Baseball -- Basketball -- Beaches -- Beaches, black, Jim Crow era -- Blood sports -- Boxing -- Buck dancing, flatfooting, and clogging --Card parties -- Cheerleading and twirling -- Children's games, traditional -- Civil War reenactments -- Cockfighting -- Debutantes -- Drinking -- Fairs -- Family reunions -- Festivals -- Festivals, music -- Fiddle contests -- Field trials -- Fireballing -- Fishing -- Football, college -- Football, high school -- Football, professional -- Football traditions -- Fox hunting -- Gambling -- Gardening -- Golf -- Holidays -- Horses -- House parties -- Hunting -- Juke joints and honky-tonks -- Line dancing -- Marching bands -- Marching bands, HBCU -- Mardi Gras -- Noodling -- Passing the time -- Pets -- Picking sessions -- Pool checkers -- Porch sitting -- Quail hunting -- Quinceañeras -- Rafting and canoeing -- Resorts -- Restaurants -- Ring shouts -- Ring tournaments -- Rock climbing -- Rodeo -- Running -- Shopping -- Soccer -- Square dancing -- Stepping -- Stock car racing -- Storytelling -- Tennis -- Tourism -- Tourism, automobile -- Tourism, culinary -- Tourism, cultural -- Traveling shows -- Two stepping -- Visiting -- Water skiing -- Whittling -- Wrestling.
Hank Aaron -- Muhammad Ali -- Annual interstate mullet toss -- Appalachian Trail -- Arthur Ashe -- Leah Marie Rawls Atkins -- Atlantic Beach, South Carolina -- Big Bend National Park -- Blue Ridge Parkway -- Bobby Bowden -- Paul "Bear" Bryant -- Busch Gardens -- Everett Case -- Casinos, Mississippi -- Christmas -- Ty Cobb -- Colonial Williamsburg -- Daytona 500 -- "Dizzy" Dean -- Disney World -- Dogpatch USA -- Dollywood -- Drive-in theaters -- Dale Earnhardt -- Easter -- Everglades National Park -- Chris Evert -- Brett Favre -- Flora-Bama Lounge and Package -- Fourth of July -- Althea Gibson -- Gilley's -- Graceland -- Great Smoky Mountains National Park -- Mia Hamm -- Hilton Head Island, South Carolina -- Hooters -- Hot Springs National Park -- Junior Johnson -- Bobby Jones -- Michael Jordan -- Jubilees -- Juneteenth -- Kentucky Derby -- Lambert's Café -- Louisiana State Lottery Company -- Mammoth Cave National Park -- Manning family -- Peter Maravich -- Mid-south wrestling -- Myrtle Beach, South Carolina -- NASCAR -- Negro baseball leagues -- Satchel Paige -- Richard Petty -- Prison rodeos -- Redneck Riviera -- Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail -- Eddie Robinson -- Adolph Frederick Rupp -- St. Cecilia Ball -- Seaside, Florida -- "See Rock City" -- Showboats -- Silver Dollary City -- Dean Smith -- South by Southwest -- South of the Border -- Spoleto Festival USA -- Ken "Kenny" Michael Stabler (aka "Snake") -- Pat Summitt -- Talladega Superspeedway -- Texas Western vs. Kentucky -- Toasts and dozens -- Herschel Walker -- Womanless weddings -- Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Sports -- Southern States -- Encyclopedias.
Recreation -- Southern States -- Encyclopedias.
Southern States -- Social life and customs -- Encyclopedias.
Leisure -- Social aspects -- Southern States -- Encyclopedias.
Popular culture -- Southern States -- Encyclopedias.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
HISTORY -- General.
Leisure -- Social aspects.
Manners and customs.
Popular culture.
Recreation.
Sports.
Southern States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Encyclopedias.
Added Author Jackson, Harvey H., editor.
Wilson, Charles Reagan, editor.
Thomas, James G., Jr., editor.
Abadie, Ann J., editor.
University of Mississippi. Center for the Study of Southern Culture, sponsoring body.
Added Title Sports and recreation
Encyclopedia of Southern culture.
Other Form: Print version: Sports and recreation. 9780807834411 (DLC) 2010655074 (OCoLC)607975647
ISBN 9781469616773 (electronic bk.)
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9780807834411 (cloth ; v. 16 ; alk. paper)
0807834416 (cloth ; v. 16 ; alk. paper)
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0807871737 (paperback ; v. 16 ; alk. paper)