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Title More than just peloteros : sport and US Latino communities / edited by Jorge Iber.

Publication Info. Lubbock, Texas : Texas Tech University Press, 2014.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.08968 M813 2014    ---  Available
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description xiv, 326 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
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Series Sport in the American west
Sport in the American West.
Summary ""Examines the history of Latino/a athletes in American sports, including baseball, boxing, football, basketball, and horse racing. Also evaluates the role of sports in Spanish-speaking culture in the US." -- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-310) and index.
Contents "Buena gana tenia de ir a jugar": The Recreational World of Early San Antonia, Texas, 1718-1845 / Jesús F. de la Teja -- A Variable of Unwavering Significance: Latinos, African Americans, and the Racial Identity of Kid Chocolate / Enver M. Casimir -- Beyond the Baseball Diamond and Basketball Court: Organized Leisure in Interwar Mexican South Chicago / Michael Innis-Jiménez -- Los Heroes del Barrio: Mexican Americans, Race, and Masculinity in Sports in El Paso, Texas, 1940-1950 / Eduardo García -- "Bad Boy" of Tennis: Richard 'Pancho' González, Racialized Masculinity, and the Print Media in Postwar America / José M. Alamillo -- Courting Success and Realizing the American Dream: Arizona's Mighty Miami High School Championship Basketball Team, 1951 / Christine Marin -- Mexican Americans of South Texas Football: The Athletic and Coaching Careers of E.C. Lerma and Bobby Cavazos, 1932-1965 / Jorge Iber -- Friday Night Rights: South Texas High School Football and the Struggle for Equality, 1930s-1960s / Joel Huerta -- Baseball Players, Organizational Communication, and Cultural Diversity: Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Minor-League Clubhouses / William Harris Ressler -- Major League Soccor Scores and Own Goal in Houston: How Branding a Team Alienated Hispanic and Latino Fans / Ric Jensen and Jason Sosa.
Subject Hispanic American athletes -- History.
Hispanic American athletes -- Social conditions.
Added Author Iber, Jorge, 1961-
ISBN 9780896729087 (paperback)
0896729087 (paperback)
9780896729070 (hardback)
0896729079 (hardback)
9780896729094 (e-book)
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