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Coming on strong : gender and sexuality in twentieth-century women's sport

Author: Susan K Cahn
Publisher: New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1994.
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Drawing on historical records and contemporary interviews, Cahn chronicles the remarkable transformation made by women's sports in the the 20th century, revealing the struggles faced by women to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cahn, Susan K.
Coming on strong.
New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1994
(OCoLC)606118568
Online version:
Cahn, Susan K.
Coming on strong.
New York : Free Press ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, ©1994
(OCoLC)622715138
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan K Cahn
ISBN: 0029050758 9780029050750
OCLC Number: 28889489
Description: x, 358 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The new type of athletic girl --
Grass-roots growth and sexual sensation in the flapper era --
Games of strife : the battle over women's competitive sport --
Order on the court : the campaign to suppress women's basketball --
"Cinderellas" of sport : black women in track and field --
No freaks, no amazons, no boyish bobs : the all-American girls baseball league --
Beauty and the butch : the "mannish" athlete and the lesbian threat --
"Play it, don't say it" : lesbian identity and community in women's sport --
Women competing/gender contested --
You've come a long way, maybe : a "revolution" in women's sport?
Responsibility: Susan K. Cahn.

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