Ellis Island to Ebbets Field : Sport and the American-Jewish Experience (eBook, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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Ellis Island to Ebbets Field : Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Author: Peter Levine
Publisher: New York : OUP USA, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A general study of Jewish participation in American sports, which focuses specifically on baseball, boxing and basketball. The author refutes the assumption that Jewish tradition has not been positive about sporting activities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Levine
ISBN: 0195051289 9780195051285 0195085558 9780195085556
OCLC Number: 952731730
Description: 1 online resource (340 pages) : 25 halftones
Responsibility: by Peter Levine.

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A general study of Jewish participation in American sports, which focuses specifically on baseball, boxing and basketball. The author refutes the assumption that Jewish tradition has not been  Read more...

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"Levine convincingly and repeatedly demonstrates the way in whch sport served as an important vehicle of assimilation and, perhaps more important, provided a vivid demonstration of Jewish strength, Read more...

 
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