xv, 303 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Inlcudes bibliographical references (pages233-294) and index.
"[T]he story of the creation of the college football nation from 1890 to 1915, the intense media coverage, the academic fraud, recruiting scandals, shocking violence, new sports superstars, and the manifest destiny of football out of the Ivy League and to the Great Midwest" -- from publisher's web site.