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Globetrotting : African American Athletes and Cold War Politics / Damion L. Thomas.

By: Thomas, Damion L [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Sport and society: Publisher: Urbana, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, ©2012Description: 1 online resource (x, 209 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781283714372; 128371437X; 9780252094293; 0252094298.Subject(s): African Americans -- Sports -- History | Sports -- United States -- History | African American athletes -- Social conditions | Racism in sports -- United States | Discrimination in sports -- United States | Cold War -- InfluenceAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Globetrotting.DDC classification: 796.08996073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The showcase African American: Paul Robeson, Jackie Robinson, and the politics of Cold War prosperity and repression -- "Spreading the gospel of basketball": the Harlem Globetrotters, the State Department, and the minstrel tradition, 1945-54 -- Playing politics: the formation of the U.S. Cold War-era athletic foreign policy -- "The good Negroes": propaganda and the racial crisis -- Black power: international politics and the revolt of the black athlete.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The showcase African American: Paul Robeson, Jackie Robinson, and the politics of Cold War prosperity and repression -- "Spreading the gospel of basketball": the Harlem Globetrotters, the State Department, and the minstrel tradition, 1945-54 -- Playing politics: the formation of the U.S. Cold War-era athletic foreign policy -- "The good Negroes": propaganda and the racial crisis -- Black power: international politics and the revolt of the black athlete.

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