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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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780815627548
Editor:
Riess, Steven A.
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press
Editor:
Riess, Steven A.
Author:
Riess, Steven A.
Location:
Syracuse, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Jews
Subject:
Jewish athletes
Subject:
Sports -- United States -- Sociological aspects.
Subject:
Jewish athletes -- United States -- History.
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Sports and Entertainment
Series Volume:
GTR-389
Publication Date:
19980531
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
9.22x6.24x1.00 in. 1.42 lbs.

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