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The Resource A spectacular leap : black women athletes in twentieth-century America, Jennifer H. Lansbury

A spectacular leap : black women athletes in twentieth-century America, Jennifer H. Lansbury

Label
A spectacular leap : black women athletes in twentieth-century America
Title
A spectacular leap
Title remainder
black women athletes in twentieth-century America
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer H. Lansbury
Title variation
Black women athletes in 20th century America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Lansbury, Jennifer H
Dewey number
796.08
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
African American women athletes
Label
A spectacular leap : black women athletes in twentieth-century America, Jennifer H. Lansbury
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Queen of the courts: Ora Washington and the emergence of America's first black female sport celebrity -- "The Tuskegee flash": Alice Coachman and the challenges of 1940s U.S. women's track and field -- "A nationwide community project": Althea Gibson, class, and the racial politics of 1950s black tennis -- "Foxes, not oxes": Wilma Rudolph and the de-marginalization of American women's track and field -- "The Swiftie from Tennessee State": Wyomia Tyus and the racial reality of black women track athletes in the 1960s and 1970s -- "A Jackie of all trades": Jackie Joyner-Kersee and the challenges of being the world's greatest female athlete -- Performance-enhanced athletes and "ghetto Cinderellas": black women athletes enter the twenty-first century
Control code
FIEb17605738
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781557286581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)866922879
Label
A spectacular leap : black women athletes in twentieth-century America, Jennifer H. Lansbury
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Queen of the courts: Ora Washington and the emergence of America's first black female sport celebrity -- "The Tuskegee flash": Alice Coachman and the challenges of 1940s U.S. women's track and field -- "A nationwide community project": Althea Gibson, class, and the racial politics of 1950s black tennis -- "Foxes, not oxes": Wilma Rudolph and the de-marginalization of American women's track and field -- "The Swiftie from Tennessee State": Wyomia Tyus and the racial reality of black women track athletes in the 1960s and 1970s -- "A Jackie of all trades": Jackie Joyner-Kersee and the challenges of being the world's greatest female athlete -- Performance-enhanced athletes and "ghetto Cinderellas": black women athletes enter the twenty-first century
Control code
FIEb17605738
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 317 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781557286581
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)866922879

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