Kirsch, George B(enson)

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KIRSCH, George B(enson)

KIRSCH, George B(enson). American, b. 1945. Genres: History, Sports/Fitness, Urban studies. Career: Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY, assistant professor, 1972-80, associate professor, 1980-88, director of American Studies Program, 1975-85, professor of history, 1988-, department head, 1984-2001. Publications: Jeremy Belknap: A Biography, 1982; The Creation of American Team Sports: Baseball and Cricket, 1838-72, 1989; Voices from the Garden State: Documents in New Jersey History, 1993; The West in Global Context: A Documentary History, 1997; Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime during the Civil War, 2003. EDITOR: Sports in North America: A Documentary History, Vol. 3: 1841-1860, 1992, Vol. 4: Sport in War, Revival, and Expansion, 1860-1880, 1995; Encyclopedia of Ethnicity and Sports in the U.S., 2000. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of History, Manhattan College, Manhattan College Pky, Riverdale, NY 10471, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]