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Sport and the color line : black athletes and race relations in twentieth-century America / edited by Patrick B. Miller, and David K. Wiggins.

Call number: 796.08996073 S7644m
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, c2004.
Publication date: c2004.
Subject: Racism in sports -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American athletes -- History -- 20th century.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Title: Sport and the color line : black athletes and race relations in twentieth-century America / edited by Patrick B. Miller, and David K. Wiggins.
Physical description: xii, 382 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents note: Sport and Black Pittsburgh, 1900-1930 / Rob Ruck -- Black entrepreneurship in the national pastime : the rise of semiprofessional baseball in Black Chicago, 1890-1915 / Michael E. Lomax -- Year of the comet : Jack Johnson versus Jim Jeffries, July 4, 1910 / Randy Roberts -- "A general understanding" : organized baseball and Black professional baseball, 1900-1930 / Neil Lanctot -- "We were ladies, we just played like boys" : African-American womanhood and competitive basketball at Bennett College, 1928-1942 / Rita Liberti -- A special type of discipline : manhood and community in African-American institutions, 1923-1957 / Pamela Grundy -- Joe Louis : American folk hero / William H. Wiggins, Jr. -- "End Jim Crow in sports" : the Leonard Bates controversy and protest at New York University, 1940-1941 / Donald Spivey -- Jackie Robinson : "a lone Negro" in major league baseball / Jules Tygiel -- More than a game : the political meaning of high school basketball in Indianapolis / Richard B. Pierce -- "Cinderellas" of sport : Black women in track and field / Susan Cahn -- Jim Crow in the gymnasium : the integration of college basketball in the American south / Charles H. Martin -- Civil rights on the gridiron : the Kennedy administration and the desegration of the Washington Redskins / Thomas G. Smith -- Edwin Bancroft Henderson, African-American athletes, and the writing of sport history / David K. Wiggins -- The greatest : Muhammad Ali's confounding character / David W. Zang -- The sports spectacle, Michael Jordan, and Nike / Douglas Kellner -- The anatomy of scientific racism : racialist responses to Black athletic achievement / Patrick B. Miller -- Crisis of Black athletes at the outset of the twenty-first century / Harry Edwards.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Added author: Miller, Patrick B.
Wiggins, David Kenneth, 1951-
ISBN: 0415946107 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0415946115 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2003014009
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|949176
Bib No.: 949176

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