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Title The unlevel playing field : a documentary history of the African American experience in sport / [edited by] David K. Wiggins and Patrick B. Miller.
Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2003.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  GV706.32 .U65 2003    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  GV706.32 .U65 2003    AVAILABLE  
Series Sport and society
Sport and society.
Subject Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History.
African American athletes -- History.
Alt Name Wiggins, David Kenneth, 1951-
Miller, Patrick B.
Description xxi, 493 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [447]-477) and index.
Contents Antebellum ordeals: slavery, sport, and the prospects of freedom -- Striving for success: African American athletes in the early period of Jim Crow, 1865-1915 -- Parallel institutions: Black sports between the world wars -- Quest for racial reform: affirmation and protest in the sporting realm, 1920s and 1930s -- African American athletes and democratic principles: interpreting the desegregation of sport, 1940s and 1950s -- Sport, the Civil Rights Movement, and Black Power, 1960s and 1970s -- Progress, protest, and alienation in the sports factory, 1970s and beyond -- Black cultural commentary: race relations and sport at the turn of the Twenty-first century.
ISBN 0252028201 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 50554347