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Title The 1904 anthropology days and Olympic games : sport, race, and American imperialism / edited by Susan Brownell.

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796 N622 2008    ---  Available
Description xviii, 471 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Series Critical studies in the history of anthropology
Critical studies in the history of anthropology.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 415-449) and index.
Contents Introduction : bodies before Boas, sport before the laughter left / Susan Brownell -- A "special Olympics" : testing racial strength and endurance at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition / Nancy J. Parezo -- The "physical value" of races and nations : anthropology and athletics at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition / Mark Dyreson -- Pierre de Coubertin's concepts of race, nation, and civilization / Otto J. Schantz -- Anthropology days, the construction of whiteness, and American imperialism in the Philippines / Gerald R. Gems -- "From savagery to civic organization" : the nonparticipation of Canadian Indians in the anthropology days of the 1904 St. Louis Olympic Games / Christine M. O'Bonsawin -- "Leav(ing) the white(s) - far behind them" : the girls from Fort Shaw (Montana) Indian School, basketball champions of the 1904 World's Fair / Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith -- Germans and others at the "American games" : problems of national and international representation at the 1904 Olympics / Suzuko Mousel Knott -- Greece and the 1904 "American" Olympics / Alexander Kitroeff -- From the anthropology days to the anthropological Olympics / John Bale -- Olympic anthropology days and the progress of exclusion : toward an anthropology of democracy / Henning Eichberg -- The growth of scientific standards from anthropology days to present days / Jonathan Marks -- Afterword : back to the future / Susan Brownell.
Subject Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
Olympic Games (3rd : 1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
Sports -- Anthropological aspects -- United States.
Indians of North America -- Exhibitions.
Indians of North America -- Public opinion.
Ethnology -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- History.
Added Author Brownell, Susan.
ISBN 9780803210981 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803210981 (cloth : alk. paper)
Sudoc No. U5001 T850 .0012 -2008 nbdocs

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