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Latino and African American athletes today : a biographical dictionary

Author: David L Porter
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"African Americans and Latino Americans have played an increasingly significant role in the ongoing saga of American sports - and not just in popular sports like basketball and baseball. This is the first comprehensive, multisport biographical resource to concentrate exclusively on the accomplishments, achievements, and personal struggles of notable African American and Latino American athletes of the last quarter
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Dictionaries
Biographie
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Latino and African American athletes today.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607140510
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David L Porter
ISBN: 0313320489 9780313320484
OCLC Number: 53361453
Description: xxi, 448 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Alphabetical List of Entries with Sport xi --
Alphabetical List of Entries with Sport by Heritage xv --
List of Entries by Major Sport xix --
List of Entries on Women with Sport xxiii.
Responsibility: edited by David L. Porter.
Local System Bib Number:
.b1066595x

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?[T]his admirable collection features medium-sized profiles of some of the most prominent current and recently retired sports figures....[L]atino and African American Athletes Today will make a Read more...

 
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