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Author Elias, Robert, 1950-
Title The empire strikes out [electronic resource] : how baseball sold U.S. foreign policy and promoted the American way abroad / by Robert Elias.
Published [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2010.
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Description 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Note Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Nov. 30, 2010).
Previously released on compact disc, 2010.
Local Note Title generously provided by Campus Quality Fee.
Performer Read by William Hughes.
Summary Even as early as the 1860s, baseball has been a vehicle to support American imperialism and ideals. As the country's pastime, it came to symbolize the American way of life at home and abroad. Here, Robert Elias examines baseball's role in shaping America's foreign policy and world dominance.
Subject Baseball -- Social aspects.
Baseball -- Public opinion.
Sports in popular culture.
United States -- Foreign relations.
Genre Audiobooks.
Related Names Hughes, William, 1957- Narrator.
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Collection Title Audiobook collection (EBSCO).
Related To Hard copy version: Elias, Robert, 1950- Empire strikes out. [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, p2010 9781441761545 (OCoLC)635457932
ISBN 9781441761576 (electronic audio bk.)
1441761578 (electronic audio bk.)
OCLC number 688186161