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Author Wiggins, David Kenneth, 1951- author.

Title More than a game : a history of the African American experience in sport / David K. Wiggins.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.0899607 W639m 2018    ---  Available
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Description ix, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
Series The African American experience
African-American experience (Rowman and Littlefield, Inc.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Establishing the boundaries of sport : slavery's lasting legacy -- Freedom to participate on an unlevel playing field -- Sport behind the walls of segregation -- Striving to be full participants in Americas pastimes -- Reintegration of sport and its aftermath -- Sport and the civil rights movement -- Race, Black athletes, and the globalization of sport -- An altered athletic landscape.
Summary "More than a Game discusses how African American men and women sought to participate in sport and what that participation meant to them, the African American community, and the country. It discusses the varied experiences of African Americans in sport and how their participation has both reflected and changed views of race" -- Provided by publisher.
Subject African Americans -- Sports -- History.
African American athletes -- History.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
African American athletes -- Social conditions.
African American athletes. (OCoLC)fst00799025
African American athletes -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst00799026
Discrimination in sports. (OCoLC)fst00895130
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781442248960 hardcover alkaline paper
1442248963 hardcover alkaline paper
9781538114988 (ePub ebook)
Standard No. 40028492761

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