Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 907 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 28 mm
"Wiggins and Miller have produced an astonishingly fine book that chronicles the intersection of race, sports, and social change using an impressive and comprehensive array of primary documents. All future discussions pertaining to the African American experience in sports must begin with The Unlevel Playing Field."--Lonnie Bunch, coauthor of The American Presidency: A Glorious Burden
"The Unlevel Playing Field is a goldmine full of scholarly finds. This is a long-needed resource for those who not only want to know the history of blacks and sports, but also to have it told, in many instances, by the actual participants or prominent observers of the time. There are historical, cultural, sociological, and business nuggets to be found in every section of this important book."--Kenneth Shropshire, author of In Black and White: Race and Sports in America
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