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Game Plan - A Social History of Sport in Alberta
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Game Plan
A Social History of Sport in Alberta
How deep is the importance and influence of organized sports in Alberta? Discover key episodes and players in the history of Alberta’s organized sports and read how sport shaped the lives of individuals as well as of communities of indigenous people, settlers, and immigrants. Read new perspectives on well-known sports stories along with tales of lesser-known games that remained on the margins of most histories for reasons of race, class, and gender. Whether a spectator, supporter, scholar, or fan, readers will be informed and delighted by the research contained in this sport history.
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Karen L. Wall,  Author
Karen L. Wall has a PhD in Recreation & Leisure Studies and Canadian Studies from the University of Alberta and is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies Program at Athabasca University. She's been an instructor at the University of Alberta and Red Deer College. Her research interests include aspects of travel, migration, collective memory, visual culture and mobile media. She also pursues various projects and collaborations in the arts, many of which are based on research into local histories.
Game Plan 2012
Game Plan 2012
Game Plan 2012

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