Sports and the American Jew

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Syracuse University Press, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 337 pages
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Editor Riess's extensive introductory overview traces Jews' athletic progress from the 19th century onward. Overcoming Jewish tradition and Gentile prejudice, Jews often shone in sports. Riess (City ... Read full review

Contents

Illustrations
13
Tough Jews
60
Jewish American Women Jewish Organizations
105
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About the author (1998)

Riess is professor of history at North-eastern Illinois University in Chicago