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Title Sports and the American Jew / edited by Steven A. Riess.

Imprint Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.089924 Sp67    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvi, 337 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Sports and entertainment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-321) and index.
Contents Sports and the American Jew / Steven A. Riess -- Tough Jews : the Jewish American boxing experience, 1890-1950 / Steven A. Riess -- Jewish American women, Jewish organizations, and sports, 1880-1940 / Linda Borish -- Jews and the making of American marathoning, 1896-1960 / Pamela Cooper -- Rise of sport at a Jewish settlement house : the Chicago Hebrew institute, 1908-1921 / Gerald R. Gems -- "Our crowd" at play : the elite Jewish country club in the 1920s / Peter Levine -- Hank Greenberg : the Jewish American sports hero / William M. Simons -- Lester Harrison and the Rochester Royals, 1945-1957 : a Jewish entrepreneur in the NBA / Donald M. Fisher -- Becoming American : Jewish writers on the sporting life / Allen Guttmann -- Eric Rolf Greenberg's The celebrant : the greatest Jewish American baseball novel / Eric Solomon.
Subject Jewish athletes -- United States -- History.
Jews -- Social life and customs.
Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Added Author Riess, Steven A.
ISBN 0815627610 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0815627548 (cloth : alk. paper)

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