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Title:
Sports and the American Jew
Author:
Riess, Steven A.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1998.
Physical Description:
xvi, 337 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Sports and the American Jew / Steven A. Riess -- Tough Jews : the Jewish American boxing experience, 1890-1950 / Steven A. Riess -- Jewish American women, Jewish organizations, and sports, 1880-1940 / Linda Borish -- Jews and the making of American marathoning, 1896-1960 / Pamela Cooper -- The rise of sport at a Jewish settlement house : the Chicago Hebrew institute, 1908-1921 / Gerald R. Gems -- "Our crowd" at play : the elite Jewish country club in the 1920s / Peter Levine -- Hank Greenberg : the Jewish American sports hero / William M. Simons --Lester Harrison and the Rochester Royals, 1945-1957 : a Jewish entrepreneur in the NBA / Donald M. Fisher -- Becoming American : Jewish writers on the sporting life / Allen Guttmann -- Eric Rolf Greenberg's The celebrant : the greatest Jewish American baseball novel / Eric Solomon.
Reading Level:
1360 Lexile.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780815627616

9780815627548
Format :
Book

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