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Title The set-up men : race, culture and resistance in Black baseball / Sarah L. Trembanis.
Author Trembanis, Sarah L.
Publication Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2014]
Description xi, 225 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 796.357 T
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Through an analysis of editorial art, folktales, nicknames, "manhood" and the art of clowning, African Americans worked to dismantle Jim Crow through the creation of a cultural counter-narrative that centered on baseball and the Negro Leagues, that celebrated black achievement, that highlighted the contradictions and fallacies of white supremacy in the first half of the twentieth century"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History.
Negro leagues -- History.
African American baseball players.
Discrimination in sports -- United States.
ISBN 9780786477968 (softcover : alk. paper) :
0786477962 (softcover : alk. paper)

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  796.357 T    CHECK SHELVES