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The Resource Arthur Ashe : tennis and justice in the Civil Rights era, Eric Allen Hall

Arthur Ashe : tennis and justice in the Civil Rights era, Eric Allen Hall

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Arthur Ashe : tennis and justice in the Civil Rights era
Title
Arthur Ashe
Title remainder
tennis and justice in the Civil Rights era
Statement of responsibility
Eric Allen Hall
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Arthur Ashe explains how this iconic African American tennis player overcame racial and class barriers to reach the top of the tennis world in the 1960s and 1970s. But more important, it follows Ashe{u2019}s evolution as an activist who had to contend with the shift from civil rights to Black Power. Off the court, and in the arena of international politics, Ashe positioned himself at the center of the black freedom movement, negotiating the poles of black nationalism and assimilation into white society. Fiercely independent and protective of his public image, he navigated the thin line between conservatives and liberals, reactionaries and radicals, the sports establishment and the black cause
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OClCo
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Arthur Ashe : tennis and justice in the Civil Rights era, Eric Allen Hall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 64
  • 4
  • Bright Lights and Civil Rights
  • 97
  • 5
  • Tennis Wars
  • 119
  • 6
  • Defeat and Victory in South Africa
  • 143
  • 1
  • 7
  • Transitions
  • 179
  • 8
  • Comeback
  • 207
  • 9
  • Triumph and Tragedy
  • 235
  • Richmond
  • 6
  • 2
  • UCLA
  • 34
  • 3
  • An Emerging Activist
Control code
sky2ocm58474044
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 331 pages
Isbn
9781421413945
Lccn
2013043573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Arthur Ashe : tennis and justice in the Civil Rights era, Eric Allen Hall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 64
  • 4
  • Bright Lights and Civil Rights
  • 97
  • 5
  • Tennis Wars
  • 119
  • 6
  • Defeat and Victory in South Africa
  • 143
  • 1
  • 7
  • Transitions
  • 179
  • 8
  • Comeback
  • 207
  • 9
  • Triumph and Tragedy
  • 235
  • Richmond
  • 6
  • 2
  • UCLA
  • 34
  • 3
  • An Emerging Activist
Control code
sky2ocm58474044
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 331 pages
Isbn
9781421413945
Lccn
2013043573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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