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Shattering the glass : the remarkable history of women's basketball

Author: Pamela Grundy; Susan Shackelford
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©2005.
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Traces the history of women's basketball in the United States from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first, discussing the game's early development at women's colleges and its spread to high schools, industrial leagues, and professional teams.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela Grundy; Susan Shackelford
ISBN: 1565848225 9781565848221
OCLC Number: 58431871
Description: viii, 306 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Origins, 1892-1920. College ladies on the court --
Grassroots rise and decline, 1920-1960. High school girls spur the sport ; Black women embrace the game ; Crowning national champions ; A man's game --
Title IX and college competition, 1960-1993. Keeping the flame alive ; The fight for Title IX ; Growing pains ; Dazzling moves, spinning wheels --
The big time? 1993-2004. Marshaling momentum ; Conclusion: shattering the glass.
Responsibility: Pamela Grundy and Susan Shackelford.
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Traces the history of women's basketball in the United States from the late nineteenth century to the early twenty-first, discussing the game's early development at women's colleges and its spread to high schools, industrial leagues, and professional teams.

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