Overview:Northsiders: Essays on the History and Culture of the Chicago Cubs - This collection of 21 essays examines the role of baseball's Cubs in the history and politics of Chicago. Focusing on topics such as the rise of a nationwide fan base through the long reach of superstation WGN; the local uses and views of icons Ernie Banks, Ron Santo, and Ryne Sandberg; historical divides along lines of race (on the field) and class (in the stands); Wrigley Field as a public space both sacred and cursed; the importance of local and nationwide media coverage in developing the fan base; and the Cubs' impact on Chicago music and literature, the collection explores ties between team and town from a wide range of perspectives.

This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725641-9780786436231. It was written by the following authors: Andrew Hazucha, Gerald C. Wood. Book Northsiders: Essays on the History and Culture of the Chicago Cubs, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: History, Sports Books. The book was published on 2008-12-30 00:00:00. It has 229 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 408 g. File for download Northsiders: Essays on the History and Culture of the Chicago Cubs has PDF format and is called northsiders-essays-on-the-history-and-culture-of-the-chicago-cubs.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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