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Sports and the American Jew (Sports and Entertainment)by Steven A. Riess
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Ten essays explore the contributions of Jews to American sports. Including an introductory overview of the topic, the essays discuss: Jewish boxers from 1890 to 1950, Jewish women athletes, Jews and the formation of the marathon, sport at a Jewish settlement house at the beginning of the century, elite Jewish country clubs in the 1920s, media depictions of baseball great Hank Greenberg, Lester Harrison's ownership of the NBA's Rochester Royals, and the works of Jewish writers on sports. Paper edition (unseen), $24.95.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-321) and index.
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