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Allen, Stephen D. “Boxing in Mexico: Masculinity, Modernity, and Nationalism, 1946-1982” (Ph.D. diss., Rutgers University, 2013).
Beausaert, Rebecca. “Benevolence, Bicycles, and Quilting Bees: Leisure, Gender, and Class in Small-Town Ontario, 1870-1914” (Ph.D. diss., York University, 2013).
Bishop, William C. “The New York Yankees as an American Cultural Icon, 1940-1970” (Ph.D. diss., University of Kansas, 2014).
Chamberlin, Silas. “On the Trail: A History of American Hiking” (Ph.D. diss., Lehigh University, 2014).
Curtis, Amanda Kay. “‘Minimum Essential Adjustments’: Gender, Physicality, and Equality at the United States Military Academy, 1976-1980” (Ph.D. diss., University of Iowa, 2013). [End Page 155]
DeLand, Michael Francis. “Who’s Got Next? Social Integration at a Public Park Basket-ball Court” (Ph.D. diss., University of California, Los Angeles, 2014).
Docekalova, Iva. “Institutional Entrepreneurship of Women’s Professional Volleyball Leagues, the United States and Czech Republic” (Ph.D. diss., University of Alberta, 2013).
Draper, Jesse James. “A Diamond in the Heart of Downtown: Stadium-drive Urban Renewal, 1955-2000” (Ph.D. diss., Michigan State University, 2014).
Eikleberry, Sarah Jane. “More Than Milk and Cookies: A Cultural Analysis of the College Play Day” (Ph.D. diss., University of Iowa, 2013).
Essington, Amy. “Segregation, Race, and Baseball: The Desegregation of the Pacific Coast League, 1948-1952” (Ph.D. diss., Claremont Graduate University, 2013).
Fitzpatrick, Shanon. “Pulp Empire: Macfadden Publications, Transnational America, and the Global Popular” (Ph.D. diss., University of California, Irvine, 2013).
Fraire, John. “Mexicans Playing Baseball in Indiana Harbor: Ethnic Identity Development among Mexican Youth in Indiana Harbor, Indiana, 1920-1942” (Ph.D. diss., Union Institute and University, 2013).
Howell, Jaclyn. “From Monsters to ‘Women’: Sex, Science, Sport, and the Story of Caster Semenya” (Ph.D. diss., University of Kansas, 2013).
Hrynkow, Christopher William. “Players or Pawns? Student-Athletes, Human Rights Activism, Nonviolent Protest and Cultures of Peace at the 1968 Summer Olympics” (Ph.D. diss., University of Manitoba, 2013).
Jackson, Gregory E., Jr. “Building the New Brazilian Man: Football, Public Policy and Eugenics, 1894-1950” (Ph.D. diss., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 2013).
Ketch, Patrick. “‘Such Persuasive Influence’: The Irish Influence on Boxing and Baseball in America” (D.Litt. diss., Drew University, 2014). [End Page 156]
Lapin, Andrea Dale. “A Body of Text: ‘Physical Culture’ and the Marketing of Mobility” (Ph.D. diss., University of Pittsburgh, 2013).
Larsen, Travis M. “From Carlisle to Bradford: The Media Stereotypes, Football, and American Indians” (Ph.D. diss., Oklahoma State University, 2013).
Leopkey, Rebecca. “The Governance of Olympic Games Legacy” (Ph.D. diss., University of Ottawa, 2013).
Mallory, Patrick. “The Game They All Played: Chicago Baseball, 1876-1906” (Ph.D. diss., Loyola University Chicago, 2013).
Mangan, Gregory. “Entering Sacred Ground: Public History at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum” (Ph.D. diss., Arizona State University, 2013).
Marino, Michella M. “Sweating Femininity: Women Athletes, Masculine Culture, and American Inequality from 1930 to the Present” (Ph.D. diss., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2013).
McCullough, Sarah Elizabeth. “Mechanical Intuitions: The Origins and Growth of Mountain Biking” (Ph.D. diss., University of California, Davis, 2013).
Mobley, Alex M. “A Secret History of Volleyball” (Ph.D. diss., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013).
Mozisek, Korryn D. “Throwing Like a Girl! Constituting Citizenship for Women and Girls through the American Pastime” (Ph.D. diss., Indiana University, 2013).
Munkwitz, Erica. “‘Straight Ahead and Over Everything’: Women and Equestrian Sports in Britain, 1772-1956” (Ph.D. diss., American University, 2014).
Rabineau, Shay. “Marking and Mapping the Nation: The History of Israel’s Hiking Trail Network” (Ph.D. diss., Brandeis University, 2013). [End Page 157]
Ramsey, Jeffrey T. “Big Men on Campus: Administrative Response to Title IX and the Development of Women’s Sports in the Big Ten Conference, 1972-1982” (Ph.D. diss., Marquette University, 2014).
Ranachan, Emma Kate. “Changing Rhythms: Media and Globalization in the English Premier League” (Ph.D. diss., University of Minnesota, 2013).
Redkey, Elizabeth. “For the Improvement of the Breed of Horse: Thoroughbred Racing and National Security in the Age of Horsepower, 1776-1945” (Ph.D. diss., State University of...


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