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Ethnicity and sport in North American history and culture

Author: George Eisen; David Kenneth Wiggins
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
Series: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 40.
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The editors use the lens of the history of sports to examine ethnic experiences in North America since 1840. It chronicles sport as a social institution, through which various ethnic and racial  Read more...

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History
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Ethnicity and sport in North American history and culture.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994
(DLC) 93050538
(OCoLC)29636949
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George Eisen; David Kenneth Wiggins
ISBN: 0313064768 9780313064760 0313288143 9780313288142
OCLC Number: 65386778
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 249 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Early European attitudes toward Native American sports and pastimes / George Eisen --
Forty-eighters and the rise of the turnverein movement in America / Robert Knight Barney --
A home in the South : the Turners of Galveston, Texas, 1840-65 / K.B. Wamsley --
The shamrock and the eagle : Irish Americans and sport in the nineteenth century / Ralph C. Wilcox --
Jews and baseball : a cultural love story / Eric Solomon --
The Italian-American sporting experience / Carmelo Bazzano --
The recreation and leisure pursuits of Japanese Americans in World War II internment camps / Alison M. Wrynn --
The notion of double-consciousness and the involvement of Black athletes in American sport / David K. Wiggins --
Sport in Philadelphia's African-American community, 1865-1900 / J. Thomas Jable --
Sport and the Americanization of ethnic women in Chicago / Gerald R. Gems. Radical immigrants and the Workers' Sports Federation of Canada, 1924-37 / Bruce Kidd --
Sport and social mobility among African-American and Hispanic athletes / Merrill J. Melnick and Donald Sabo.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 40.
Responsibility: edited by George Eisen and David K. Wiggins.

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