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Author Early, Gerald Lyn

Title A level playing field : African American athletes and the republic of sports / Gerald L. Early

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
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Descript xiii, 263 pages ; 19 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references
Contents When worlds collide : Jackie Robinson, Paul Robeson, Harry Truman, and the Korean War -- Curt Flood, gratitude, and the image of baseball -- Donovan McNabb, Rush Limbaugh, and the making of the black quarterback -- American integration, black heroism, and the meaning of Jackie Robinson -- Performance and reality : race, sports, and the modern world -- Where have we gone, Mr. Robinson?
LC subject African American athletes -- History
Sports -- United States -- History
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History
African American athletes -- Social conditions
ISBN 9780674050983 (alk. paper)
0674050983 (alk. paper)