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Revolt of the Black Athlete 50th Anniversary Edition

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ISBN-10: 0252041070

ISBN-13: 9780252041075

Edition: 50th 2017

Authors: Harry Edwards

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The Revolt of the Black Athlete hit sport and society like an Ali combination. This Fiftieth Anniversary edition of Harry Edwards's classic of activist scholarship arrives even as a new generation engages with the issues he explored. Edwards's new introduction and afterword revisit the revolts by athletes like Muhammad Ali, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Tommie Smith, and John Carlos. At the same time, he engages with the struggles of a present still rife with racism, double-standards, and economic injustice. Again relating the rebellion of black athletes to a larger spirit of revolt among black citizens, Edwards moves his story forward to our era of protests, boycotts, and the dramatic…    
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Book details

List price: $25.99
Edition: 50th
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 5/2/2017
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English