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Stolen Bases: Why American Girls Don't Play Baseball

Jennifer Ring - Social Science - 2009 - 200 pages
A revealing look at the history of women's exclusion from America's national pastime
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Cricket and Race

Jack Williams - Social Science - 2001 - 231 pages
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Baseball's Great Experiment: Jackie Robinson and His Legacy

Jules Tygiel - Sports & Recreation - 1997 - 413 pages
Offers a history of African American exclusion from baseball, and assesses the changing racial attitudes that led up to Jackie Robinson's acceptance by the Brooklyn Dodgers
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Fighting for Honor: The History of African Martial Art Traditions in the ...

M. Thomas J. Desch-Obi - History - 2008 - 346 pages
A groundbreaking investigation into the migration of martial arts techniques across continents and centuries
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Naturalistic Inquiry

Yvonna S. Lincoln - Philosophy - 1985 - 416 pages
Naturalistic Inquiry provides social scientists with a basic but comprehensive rationale for non-positivistic approaches to research. It confronts the basic premise underlying ...
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Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics, and Promise of Sports

Dave Zirin - Social Science - 2007 - 258 pages
The much-anticipated sequel to What's my name, Fool? by acclaimed commentator Dave Zirin breaks new ground in sports writing, looking at the controversies and trends now ...
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Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History

Fawn McKay Brodie - Biography & Autobiography - 1974 - 594 pages
Here for the first time we meet Jefferson as a man of feeling and passion. With a novelist's skill and meticulous scholarship, Fawn M. Brodie shows Jefferson as he wrestled ...
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Phantom calls: race and the globalization of the NBA

Grant Farred - Political Science - 2006 - 95 pages
In the twenty-first century, the idea of race in sports is rapidly changing. The National Basketball Association, for instance, was recently home to a new kind of racial ...
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