Latino and African American Athletes Today: A Biographical Dictionary

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Product Details

Price
$129.60
Publisher
Greenwood
Publish Date
Pages
448
Dimensions
7.26 X 10.24 X 1.36 inches | 2.51 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780313320484
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About the Author

DAVID L. PORTER is Shangle Professor of History at William Penn University, Oskaloosa, Iowa.

Reviews

"The entries are written clearly and matter-of-factly. Most importantly, they cover less well known athletes who have made a significant (if not always lasting) contribution to the sport they excel in, and they include sports not often considered by sports reference sources (e.g., rodeo, speed skating, softball and racing)....Latino and African American Athletes Today is suitable for high-school libraries and larger public libraries."-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin
"Recommended. High school, public, and undergraduate libraries."-Choice
"The first multisport reference devoted exclusively to African American and Latino American athletes....its accesible language and sufficient amount of information is suitable for public libraries."-Library Journal
"[T]his admirable collection features medium-sized profiles of some of the most prominent current and recently retired sports figures....[L]atino and African American Athletes Today will make a welcome addition to school and local libraries, as well as the sports fan's bookshelf."-Multicultural Review
"ÝT¨his admirable collection features medium-sized profiles of some of the most prominent current and recently retired sports figures....ÝL¨atino and African American Athletes Today will make a welcome addition to school and local libraries, as well as the sports fan's bookshelf."-Multicultural Review
?Recommended. High school, public, and undergraduate libraries.?-Choice
?The first multisport reference devoted exclusively to African American and Latino American athletes....its accesible language and sufficient amount of information is suitable for public libraries.?-Library Journal
?[T]his admirable collection features medium-sized profiles of some of the most prominent current and recently retired sports figures....[L]atino and African American Athletes Today will make a welcome addition to school and local libraries, as well as the sports fan's bookshelf.?-Multicultural Review
?The entries are written clearly and matter-of-factly. Most importantly, they cover less well known athletes who have made a significant (if not always lasting) contribution to the sport they excel in, and they include sports not often considered by sports reference sources (e.g., rodeo, speed skating, softball and racing)....Latino and African American Athletes Today is suitable for high-school libraries and larger public libraries.?-Booklist/Reference Books Bulletin