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Darwin"s athletes

John M Hoberman

Darwin"s athletes

how sport has damaged black America and preserved the myth of race

by John M Hoberman

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Co in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afro-American athletes -- Public opinion.,
  • Public opinion -- United States.,
  • Stereotype (Psychology) in sports.,
  • Afro-Americans -- Attitudes.,
  • United States -- Race relations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

    StatementJohn Hoberman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV583
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18169008M
    ISBN 100395822920


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