Franklin

The sports revolution : how Texas changed the culture of American athletics / Frank Andre Guridy.

Author/Creator:
Guridy, Frank Andre, author.
Publication:
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2021.
Format/Description:
Book
418 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Edition:
First edition.
Series:
Texas bookshelf
The Texas bookshelf
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Subjects:
Professional sports -- Social aspects -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Professional sports -- Political aspects -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Professional sports -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Minorities in sports -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism and sports -- Texas -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements.
Feminism and sports.
Minorities in sports.
Professional sports -- Social aspects.
Texas.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"The story of Texas's impact on American sports culture during the civil rights and second-wave feminist movements, offering a new understanding of sports and society in the state and the nation as a whole"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction
Sports in the shadow of segregation
Spaceships land in the Texas prairie
The outlaws
We've come a long way to Houston
Labor and lawlessness in Rangerland
Sexual revolution on the sidelines
The Greek, the Iceman, and the Bums
Slammin' and jammin' in Houston
Conclusion: the revolution undone.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781477321836
1477321837
9781477321850
9781477321843
OCLC:
1145901341