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Author Thayer, Gwyneth Anne.

Title Going to the dogs : greyhound racing, animal activism, and American popular culture / Gwyneth Anne Thayer.

Published Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiv, 296 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Series CultureAmerica.
Culture America.
Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-286) and index.
Contents List of Illustrations -- Preface and Acknowledgments -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction: Rover or Racer? -- 1. Chasing Rabbits -- 2. Boom or Bust -- 3. Horses, Hounds, and Hustlers -- 4. Halcyon Days and Florida Nights -- 5. Doggone Mad -- 6. Fall -- Appendix: List of Greyhound Tracks -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary A cultural history of greyhound racing in American, charting the sport's meteoric rise, and equally meteoric decline, against the backdrop of changes in American culture during the 20th century.
Other author JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Greyhound racing -- United States -- History.
Popular culture -- United States.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780700623686