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Title The unlevel playing field : a documentary history of the African American experience in sport / [edited by] David K. Wiggins and Patrick B. Miller.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.08996 Un4 2003    ---  Available
Description xxi, 493 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Series Sport and society
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Antebellum ordeals : slavery, sport, and the prospects of freedom -- Striving for success : African American athletes in the early period of Jim Crow, 1865-1915 -- Parallel institutions : Black sports between the world wars -- Quest for racial reform : affirmation and protest in the sporting realm, 1920s and 1930s -- African American athletes and democratic principles : interpreting the desegregation of sport, 1940s and 1950s -- Sport, the Civil Rights Movement, and Black Power, 1960s and 1970s -- Progress, protest, and alienation in the sports factory, 1970s and beyond -- Black cultural commentary : race relations and sport at the turn of the Twenty-first century
Subject Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
African American athletes -- History.
Added Author Wiggins, David Kenneth, 1951-
Miller, Patrick B.
ISBN 0252028201 (cloth : alk. paper)

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