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The Kentucky Derby : how the run for the roses became America's premier sporting event / James C. Nicholson ; foreword by Chris McCarron.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch K 798.4 N626k 2012 (Text) 33126020542407 KY Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch K 798.4 N626k 2012 (Text) 33126016955886 KY Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780813135762 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0813135761 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780813161228 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9780813135779 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 081313577X (ebook)
  • Physical Description: xx, 274 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : the unique identity of Kentucky and its Derby -- Early struggles and foundations for success : 1875-1910 -- The "southern" path to national prominence : 1910-1930 -- Conflict at the Derby in the Great Depression, 1930-1940 -- An American institution : 1940-1960 -- A stage for social protest and a site of national healing : 1960-1980 -- Globalization and the American dream : 1980-2010.
Subject: Kentucky Derby > History.
Horse racing > Kentucky > History.

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