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Charles P. Korr, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Curriculum Vitae

Fields of Interest:

  • Social History of Sports, 1850-present, Britian, U.S., South Africa, Tudor-Stuart England

Major Publications:

  • West Ham United: The Making of a Football Club (University of Illinois press, 1986)
  • Cromwell and the New Model Foreign Policy (University of California Press, 1975)
  • "Une rhetorique de la familie: West Ham United" in Actes de la Recherche en Sceinces Sociales (1994).
  • "Marvin Miller and the New Unionism in Sports" in The Buisiness of Professional Sports (University of Illinois Press, 1991)
  • "Le Pays du sport face au sport le plus populaire du monde" in Societes & Representations (Paris, 1999
  • "A different kind of success: West Ham United and the creation of tradition and community" in Sport and the Working Class in Modern Britian (Manchester University Press, 1991)

Current research:

  • The role of organized sports in the lives of the political prisoners jailed on Robben Island, South Africa.
  • A history of the Major League Baseball Players Association (the players union) from 1960-1982.
  • A comparative social history of professional sports in Britian and the United States, 1945-1995.

To contact Dr. Korr please use the following email Cpkorr@umsl.edu