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Author Gurock, Jeffrey S., 1949-

Title Judaism's encounter with American sports [electronic resource] / Jeffrey S. Gurock.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 234 p. : ill.
Series The modern Jewish experience
Modern Jewish experience (Bloomington, Ind.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-224) and index.
Contents Prologue: A historian's challenge -- Introduction: Sports and Judaism in competition -- From ancient struggles through a medieval time-out -- Judaism's first modern sports skirmishes -- The challenge and opportunity of a new world of American sports -- The training of "all-American" Yeshiva boys -- Shul vs. pool : interwar battles and early postwar engagements -- The mission of American Jewry's team -- An irresistible force -- Safe at home : tension in Judaism's clubhouse -- Epilogue: A clear path to the finish line.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Jews -- Sports -- United States -- History.
Jewish athletes -- United States -- History.
Jews -- United States -- Social life and customs.
Judaism -- United States -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0253347009 (cloth : alk. paper)

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