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Football Town under Friday Night Lights: High School Football and American Dreams

Michael Oriard

in Rooting for the Home Team: Sport, Community, and Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037610
eISBN:
9780252094859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037610.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter traces the history of two competing views about the role of high school football in American communities: the “Football Town” and the “Friday Night Lights syndrome.” “Friday Night ... More


Paying Down Debts of Pleasure

John T. Edge

in Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638553
eISBN:
9781469641454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638553.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

John T. Edge, longtime director of the Southern Foodways Alliance, links an unattributed image of Lewis featured on a postcard to the all too frequent omission of black labor from serious ... More


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