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Title Mexican Americans and sports : a reader on athletics and barrio life / edited by Jorge Iber and Samuel O. Regalado.

Imprint College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.086872 M574 2007    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 261 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The foot runners conquer Mexico and Texas : endurance racing, indigenismo, and nationalism / Mark Dyreson -- Peloteros in paradise : Mexican American baseball and oppositional politics in Southern California, 1930-1950 / Jose M. Alamillo -- Los heroes del domingo : soccer, borders, and social spaces in Great Lakes Mexican communities, 1940-1970 / Juan Javier Pescador -- Wearing the red, white, and blue trunks of Aztlan : Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales and the convergence of American and Chicano nationalism / Tom I. Romero II -- On-field foes and racial misconceptions : the 1961 Donna Redskins and their drive to the Texas State football championship / Jorge Iber -- Read all about it! : the Spanish-language press, the Dodgers, and the Giants, 1958-1982 / Samuel O. Regalado -- Raza boxing : community, identity, and hybridity in the 1960s and 1970s in Southern California / Gregory S. Rodriguez -- Beating the odds : Mexican American distance runners in Texas, 1950-1995 / Alexander Mendoza -- Advance at your own risk : Latinas, families, and collegiate softball / Katherine M. Jamieson -- Invisible identity : Mexican American sport and Chicano historiography / Samuel O. Regalado.
Subject Mexican Americans -- Sports.
Mexican Americans -- Recreation.
Mexican American athletes.
Mexican American athletes -- Social conditions.
Sports -- United States -- History.
Added Author Iber, Jorge, 1961-
Regalado, Samuel O. (Samuel Octavio), 1953-
ISBN 1585445525 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781585445523 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781585445516 (cloth : alk. paper)
1585445517 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2498127
YDXCP 2498129
AU@ 000040104342

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