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Author Martin, Charles H., 1945-

Title Benching Jim Crow : the rise and fall of the color line in southern college sports, 1890-1980 / Charles H. Martin

Publ Info Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, [2010]
 CCRI-Warwick  GV706.32 .M37 2010    AVAILABLE
 PC  GV706.32 .M37 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  GV706.32 .M37 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  GV706.32 .M37 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  GV706.32 .M37 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiv, 374 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Sport and society
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The strange athletic career of Jim Crow -- White supremacy and American college sports : the rise of the Gentleman's Agreement, 1890-1929 -- "Fair play" versus white supremacy : the Gentleman's Agreement under attack, 1929-45 -- "Massive resistance" and the fall of the color line, 1945-65 -- Cracks in the solid South : Texas Western Collage abandons Jim Crow -- Hold that (Mason-Dixon) line : the Atlantic coast conference and football -- "Two at home and three on the road" : the Atlantic coast conference and basketball -- The eyes of Texas are (not) upon you : the Southwest conference and football -- From exclusion to prominence : the Southeastern conference and basketball -- The "final citadel of segregation" : the Southeastern conference and football -- The accomplishments and limitations of athletic integration
LC subject Discrimination in sports -- Southern States -- History
Racism in sports -- Southern States
ISBN 9780252035517 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252035518 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252077500 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252077504 (pbk. : alk. paper)