New PDF release: Bayou Country Bloodsport: The Culture of Cockfighting in

By Jon Griffin Donlon

Cockfighting has had an extended background within the usa. Now outlawed in all 50 states, the violent recreation serves as a springboard to debate debatable relaxation actions. The author’s fieldwork, starting sooner than the ban of cockfighting and performed regularly in South Louisiana, offers the root for discussions of problems with society, game, hazard, spectatorship, tradition, leisure, game reform, playing, and different “purple rest” activities.

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