9780815631323

The New Cathedrals: Politics And Media in the History of Stadium Construction

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  • ISBN13:

    9780815631323

  • ISBN10:

    0815631324

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-12-30
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr

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Author Biography

Robert C. Trumpbour is assistant professor of communications at Pennsylvania State University, Altoona College.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Stadium history : religious roots and the transition to secularismp. 6
Stadium economics : separating myth from realityp. 36
The media and stadium constructionp. 59
Cincinnati : let's build twop. 70
Pittsburgh : power politics and steely persistencep. 112
Boston : history, mystery, and political footballp. 156
New York, part one : stadium origins to the modern erap. 197
New York, part two : the Olympics, the Jets, and Manhattanp. 230
The new cathedrals as a reflection of our broader culturep. 270
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