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The Resource Out of the shadows : a biographical history of African American athletes, edited by David K. Wiggins

Out of the shadows : a biographical history of African American athletes, edited by David K. Wiggins

Label
Out of the shadows : a biographical history of African American athletes
Title
Out of the shadows
Title remainder
a biographical history of African American athletes
Statement of responsibility
edited by David K. Wiggins
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 796.092/396073
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV697.A1
LC item number
O98 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Out of the shadows : a biographical history of African American athletes, edited by David K. Wiggins
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0615/2006019218.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-438) and index
Contents
Jimmy Winkfield : the "Black maestro" of the racetrack / Susan Hamburger -- Marshall "Major" Taylor : the fastest bicycle rider in the world / Andrew Ritchie -- The strange career of William Henry Lewis / Gregory Bond -- Jack Johnson and the quest for racial respect / Gerald R. Gems -- Ora Washington : the first Black female athletic star / Pamela Grundy -- Satchel Paige's struggle for selfhood in the era of Jim Crow / Donald Spivey -- Jesse Owens : leading man in modern American tales of racial progress and limits / Mark Dyreson -- Joe Louis, boxing, and American culture / Anthony O. Edmonds -- Alice Coachman : quiet champion of the 1940s / Jennifer H. Lansbury -- Jackie Robinson : racial pioneer and athlete extraordinaire in an era of change / Michael E. Lomax -- "Jackie Robinson without the charm" : the challenges of being Althea Gibson / Mary Jo Festle -- Wilma Rudolph : the making of an Olympic icon / Wayne Wilson -- Bill Russell : pioneer and champion of the sixties / Maureen M. Smith -- Jim Brown : superlative athlete, screen star, social activist / J. Thomas Jable -- Muhammad Ali : flawed rebel with a cause / Gerald Early -- "The quiet militant" : Arthur Ashe and Black athletic activism / Damion Thomas -- Bound by blackness or above it? Michael Jordan and the paradoxes of post-civil rights American race relations / Douglas Hartmann -- "Race," family, and nation : the significance of Tiger Woods in American culture / S.W. Pope -- "Ghetto Cinderellas" : Venus and Serena Williams and the discourse of racism / R. Pierre Rodgers and Ellen B. Drogin Rodgers
Control code
u1119594
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 459 p.
Isbn
9781557288264
Isbn Type
(casebound : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006019218
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)70167551
Label
Out of the shadows : a biographical history of African American athletes, edited by David K. Wiggins
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0615/2006019218.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-438) and index
Contents
Jimmy Winkfield : the "Black maestro" of the racetrack / Susan Hamburger -- Marshall "Major" Taylor : the fastest bicycle rider in the world / Andrew Ritchie -- The strange career of William Henry Lewis / Gregory Bond -- Jack Johnson and the quest for racial respect / Gerald R. Gems -- Ora Washington : the first Black female athletic star / Pamela Grundy -- Satchel Paige's struggle for selfhood in the era of Jim Crow / Donald Spivey -- Jesse Owens : leading man in modern American tales of racial progress and limits / Mark Dyreson -- Joe Louis, boxing, and American culture / Anthony O. Edmonds -- Alice Coachman : quiet champion of the 1940s / Jennifer H. Lansbury -- Jackie Robinson : racial pioneer and athlete extraordinaire in an era of change / Michael E. Lomax -- "Jackie Robinson without the charm" : the challenges of being Althea Gibson / Mary Jo Festle -- Wilma Rudolph : the making of an Olympic icon / Wayne Wilson -- Bill Russell : pioneer and champion of the sixties / Maureen M. Smith -- Jim Brown : superlative athlete, screen star, social activist / J. Thomas Jable -- Muhammad Ali : flawed rebel with a cause / Gerald Early -- "The quiet militant" : Arthur Ashe and Black athletic activism / Damion Thomas -- Bound by blackness or above it? Michael Jordan and the paradoxes of post-civil rights American race relations / Douglas Hartmann -- "Race," family, and nation : the significance of Tiger Woods in American culture / S.W. Pope -- "Ghetto Cinderellas" : Venus and Serena Williams and the discourse of racism / R. Pierre Rodgers and Ellen B. Drogin Rodgers
Control code
u1119594
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 459 p.
Isbn
9781557288264
Isbn Type
(casebound : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006019218
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)70167551

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