The First Black Footballer: Arthur Wharton 1865-1930: An Absence of Memory - Sport in the Global Society (Paperback)Phil Vasili (author)
Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 30/09/1997
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Arthur Wharton was the world's first black professional footballer, and the first African to play professional cricket in Yorkshire and Lancashire leagues. Those promoting Empire as an expression of white supremacy found him a supreme irritation, and he eventually died in poverty.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 17 mm
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