The Resource Glory bound : Black athletes in a White America, David K. Wiggins

Glory bound : Black athletes in a White America, David K. Wiggins

Label
Glory bound : Black athletes in a White America
Title
Glory bound
Title remainder
Black athletes in a White America
Statement of responsibility
David K. Wiggins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wiggins, David Kenneth
Dewey number
796/.089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV583
LC item number
.W545 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Sports and entertainment
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Afro-American athletes
  • Sports
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Afro-American athletes
Label
Glory bound : Black athletes in a White America, David K. Wiggins
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-287) and index
Contents
The play of slave children in the plantation communities of the Old South, 1820-1860 -- Isaac Murphy: black hero in nineteenth-century American sport, 1861-1896 -- Peter Jackson and the elusive heavyweight championship: a black athlete's struggle against the late nineteenth-century color line -- The 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin: the response of America's black press -- Wendell Smith, the Pittsburgh Courier-Journal, and the campaign to include blacks in organized baseball, 1933-1945 -- "The year of awakening": black athletes, racial unrest, adn the Civil Rights Movement of 1968 -- "The future of college athletics is at stake": black athletes and racial turmoil on three predominantly white university campuses, 1968-1972 -- Victory for Allah: Muhammad Ali, the nation of Islam, and American society -- "Great speed but little stamina": the historical debate over black athletic superiority -- The notion of double-consciousness and the involvement of black athletes in American sport -- Edwin Bancroft Henderson, African American athletes, and the writing of sport history
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 302 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033639009
Label
Glory bound : Black athletes in a White America, David K. Wiggins
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-287) and index
Contents
The play of slave children in the plantation communities of the Old South, 1820-1860 -- Isaac Murphy: black hero in nineteenth-century American sport, 1861-1896 -- Peter Jackson and the elusive heavyweight championship: a black athlete's struggle against the late nineteenth-century color line -- The 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin: the response of America's black press -- Wendell Smith, the Pittsburgh Courier-Journal, and the campaign to include blacks in organized baseball, 1933-1945 -- "The year of awakening": black athletes, racial unrest, adn the Civil Rights Movement of 1968 -- "The future of college athletics is at stake": black athletes and racial turmoil on three predominantly white university campuses, 1968-1972 -- Victory for Allah: Muhammad Ali, the nation of Islam, and American society -- "Great speed but little stamina": the historical debate over black athletic superiority -- The notion of double-consciousness and the involvement of black athletes in American sport -- Edwin Bancroft Henderson, African American athletes, and the writing of sport history
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 302 pages
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1033639009

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