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Sports in the 20th century

by Tom Raabe

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Published by Fulcrum Pub. in Golden, Colo .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Sports -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSports in the twentieth century
      StatementTom Raabe.
      SeriesMillennium 2000
      LC ClassificationsGV583 .R24 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 136 p. ;
      Number of Pages136
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1277093M
      ISBN 101555912761
      LC Control Number95008767

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      The 20th century was a time of enormous changes in American life. The beginning of the 21st century seems a suitable time to look back over the past years and see how the United States has developed, for better and worse, during that period of its history. Silent films and amateur and professional sports helped fill leisure time. The.   Popular athletes can reflect the broader societal change that is going on around them; they can also be instigators of that change. This collection traces the African-American civil rights movement through the 20th century and touches on athletes like Jack Johnson, Jackie Robinson, and Muhammad Ali. Students can use the collection independently to learn about .

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