skip to content
Shattering the glass : the remarkable history of women's basketball Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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

Author: Pamela Grundy; Susan Shackelford
Publisher: New York : New Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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.
More information:

Abstract:

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.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/58431871> # Shattering the glass : the remarkable history of women's basketball
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "58431871" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/892588350#Topic/frau> ; # Frau
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/828266> ; # Basketball for women
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/892588350#Topic/basketball> ; # Basketball
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009120658> ; # College sports--United States--History
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177350> ; # Women basketball players
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/892588350#Topic/women_basketball_players_united_states_history> ; # Women basketball players--United States--History
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/796.323082/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/892588350#Place/usa> ; # USA.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/892588350#Topic/basketball_for_women_united_states_history> ; # Basketball for women--United States--History
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867925> ; # College sports
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/53553469> ; # Susan Shackelford
   schema:copyrightYear "2005" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/21302573> ; # Pamela Grundy
   schema:datePublished "2005" ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:description "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."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/892588350> ;
   schema:genre "History"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Shattering the glass : the remarkable history of women's basketball"@en ;
   schema:numberOfPages "306" ;
   schema:productID "58431871" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/58431871#PublicationEvent/new_york_new_press_c2005> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/892588350#Agent/new_press> ; # New Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781565848221> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/58431871> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/892588350#Topic/basketball_for_women_united_states_history> # Basketball for women--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85012121> ;
   schema:name "Basketball for women--United States--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/892588350#Topic/women_basketball_players_united_states_history> # Women basketball players--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85147485> ;
   schema:name "Women basketball players--United States--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009120658> # College sports--United States--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "College sports--United States--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1177350> # Women basketball players
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women basketball players"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/828266> # Basketball for women
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Basketball for women"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/867925> # College sports
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "College sports"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/21302573> # Pamela Grundy
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Grundy" ;
   schema:givenName "Pamela" ;
   schema:name "Pamela Grundy" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/53553469> # Susan Shackelford
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Shackelford" ;
   schema:givenName "Susan" ;
   schema:name "Susan Shackelford" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781565848221>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1565848225" ;
   schema:isbn "9781565848221" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.