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The barnstorming Hawaiian Travelers : a multiethnic baseball team tours the mainland, 1912-1916

Author: Joel S Franks
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
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"A serious and illuminating study of race, color and ethnicity in pre-World War I America. ... [t]he Travelers ... used baseball to prove themselves and to break down barriers and prejudices. Franks brings to life an important and neglected history of the period, the team, and its players. Highly recommended"--Rob Elias"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel S Franks
ISBN: 9780786465668 0786465662
OCLC Number: 733232520
Description: viii, 254 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Joel S. Franks.

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"A serious and illuminating study of race, color and ethnicity in pre-World War I America. ... [t]he Travelers ... used baseball to prove themselves and to break down barriers and prejudices. Franks brings to life an important and neglected history of the period, the team, and its players. Highly recommended"--Rob Elias"--Provided by publisher.

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