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Author Dreier, Peter, 1948- author.

Title Baseball rebels : the players, people, and social movements that shook up the game and changed America / Peter Dreier and Robert Elias ; foreword by Dave Zirin.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2022]
© 2022.


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Description 1 online resource
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Contents Foreword / by Dave Zirin -- Introduction -- Part 1. Resisting Racism. Battling Jim Crow. Building Black institutions -- Before Jackie Robinson -- Crossing the color line -- Defending civil rights -- Part 2. Resisting Sexism and Homophobia. Women in baseball -- Gay men in baseball -- Part 3. Today's Activists and an Agenda for Change. Modern-day rebels -- Baseball justice: An unfinished agenda.
Summary "Baseball Rebels tells stories of reformers and radicals who were influenced by, and in turn influenced, America's broader political and social protest movements, including battles against racism, corporate control, worker exploitation, sexism and homophobia, and American militarism." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject Social justice -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Social change -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Racism in sports -- United States.
Discrimination in sports -- United States.
Baseball -- Social aspects -- United States.
Baseball -- Political aspects -- United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Discrimination.
SPORTS & RECREATION / Baseball / History.
Social change. (OCoLC)fst01122310
Social justice. (OCoLC)fst01122603
Racism in sports. (OCoLC)fst01086664
Discrimination in sports. (OCoLC)fst00895130
Baseball -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00827951
Baseball -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst00827939
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Added Author Elias, Robert, 1950- author.
Zirin, Dave, author of foreword.
Other Form: Print version: Dreier, Peter, 1948- Baseball rebels Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2022] 9781496217776 (DLC) 2021038180
Print version: 9781496217776 1496217772 (DLC) 2021038179 (OCoLC)1261879190
ISBN 9781496231772 (electronic book)
1496231775 (electronic book)
9781496231765 (electronic book)
1496231767 (electronic book)
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