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Author Mooney, Katherine Carmines.

Title Race horse men : how slavery and freedom were made at the racetrack / Katherine C. Mooney.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2014.


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Description 1 online resource (321 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Recaptures the vivid sights, sensations, and illusions of nineteenth-century thoroughbred racing, America's first mass spectator sport. Inviting readers into the pageantry of the racetrack, Katherine C. Mooney conveys the sport's inherent drama while also revealing the significant intersections between horse racing and another quintessential institution of the antebellum South: slavery"--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
Subject Horse racing -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Horse racing -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
African American horsemen and horsewomen -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
African American jockeys -- History -- 19th century.
Southern States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Equestrian.
HISTORY -- United States -- 19th Century.
African American horsemen and horsewomen. (OCoLC)fst00799200
African American jockeys. (OCoLC)fst00799209
Horse racing. (OCoLC)fst00960488
Horse racing -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00960512
Race relations. (OCoLC)fst01086509
Southern States. (OCoLC)fst01244550
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1800-1899
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mooney, Katherine Carmines. Race horse men 9780674281424 (DLC) 2013037080 (OCoLC)861478331
ISBN 9780674419551 (electronic bk.)
0674419553 (electronic bk.)
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