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More than a game : a history of the African American experience in sport / David K. Wiggins.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Beaufort County Library System.

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Beaufort - Bluffton Branch 796.096 WIG (Text) 0530006172204 Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781442248960
  • ISBN: 1442248963
  • Physical Description: ix, 301 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Establishing the boundaries of sport : slavery's lasting legacy -- Freedom to participate on an unlevel playing field -- Sport behind the walls of segregation -- Striving to be full participants in Americas pastimes -- Reintegration of sport and its aftermath -- Sport and the civil rights movement -- Race, Black athletes, and the globalization of sport -- An altered athletic landscape.
Summary, etc.:
"More than a Game discusses how African American men and women sought to participate in sport and what that participation meant to them, the African American community, and the country. It discusses the varied experiences of African Americans in sport and how their participation has both reflected and changed views of race" -- publisher.
Subject: African Americans > Sports > History.
African American athletes > History.
Discrimination in sports > United States > History.
African American athletes > Social conditions.
HISTORY / African American.
HISTORY / United States / 19th Century.
HISTORY / United States / 20th Century.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local.

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