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Taboo Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports and Why We're Afraid to Talk about It

ISBN-10: 158648026X

ISBN-13: 9781586480264

Edition: 2000

Authors: Jon Entine, Gary Salles, Jay T. Kearney

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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: PublicAffairs
Publication date: 1/10/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Preface: Reflections on Sports and the Genetic Revolution
Foreword
The Taboo
Breaking the Taboo on Race and Sports
The Education of Sir Roger
The Evidence
By the Numbers
The Most Level Playing Field
Nature's Experiment: The "Kenyan Miracle"
History of Race Science and Sports
"More Brains or More ..."
Evolution (of Great Athletes)
Race Without Color: The History of Human Differences
The Origins of Race Science
The Segregation and Integration of Sports
The Superiority of White Athletes
Jack Johnson in the Ring Against Jim Crow
American Eugenics
Jesse Owens and the German Race
A Knockout Blow to Race Science
The "Scheming, Flashy Trickiness" of Jews
Nature or Nurture?
The Integration of Sports
The Sixties
Sports and IQ
Winning the Genetic Lottery
The Environmentalist Case Against Innate Black Superiority in Sports
What About Women?
The Superiority of White Female Athletes
East Germany's Sports Machine
The Renaissance of the Black Female Athlete
Final Thoughts
A Genteel Way to Say "Nigger"?
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index