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The Resource Olympic pride, American prejudice : the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher

Olympic pride, American prejudice : the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher

Label
Olympic pride, American prejudice : the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Title
Olympic pride, American prejudice
Title remainder
the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Discover the astonishing, inspirational, and largely unknown true story of the eighteen African American athletes who competed in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, defying the racism of both Nazi Germany and the Jim Crow South." -- Publisher annotation
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Draper, Deborah Riley
Dewey number
796.4808996073009043
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Thrasher, Travis
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olympic Games
  • African American athletes
Target audience
adult
Label
Olympic pride, American prejudice : the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Companion to 2016 documentary film Olympic pride, American prejudice written and directed by Deborah Riley Draper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-364) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The girls are fast -- A single inch, a cross on fire -- Discipline and heart -- Determination -- Dashing to the tape -- The underestimated -- Qualified and confident -- Together yet alone -- Defeat -- Do the little things well -- Looking ahead -- The world's fastest man -- The Nazis take control -- Anyone is beatable -- The boycott debate -- Baptism by fire -- Trial and error -- The Olympic "black gang" -- An almost color-blind ocean -- The Olympic spirit and Olympic peace -- Ready, willing, and able for war -- The snub -- The stop -- The sneakers -- The footnote -- The junior -- The Black Panther -- The golden concession -- The team -- Two ladies -- The verdict
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 388 pages
Isbn
9781501162152
Isbn Type
: HRD
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
  • 1941050
  • (OCoLC)on1129898957
  • (OCoLC)1129898957
  • 1941050
  • (OCoLC)on1129898957
  • (OCoLC)1129898957
Label
Olympic pride, American prejudice : the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to compete in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Deborah Riley Draper and Travis Thrasher
Publication
Note
Companion to 2016 documentary film Olympic pride, American prejudice written and directed by Deborah Riley Draper
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-364) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The girls are fast -- A single inch, a cross on fire -- Discipline and heart -- Determination -- Dashing to the tape -- The underestimated -- Qualified and confident -- Together yet alone -- Defeat -- Do the little things well -- Looking ahead -- The world's fastest man -- The Nazis take control -- Anyone is beatable -- The boycott debate -- Baptism by fire -- Trial and error -- The Olympic "black gang" -- An almost color-blind ocean -- The Olympic spirit and Olympic peace -- Ready, willing, and able for war -- The snub -- The stop -- The sneakers -- The footnote -- The junior -- The Black Panther -- The golden concession -- The team -- Two ladies -- The verdict
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 388 pages
Isbn
9781501162152
Isbn Type
: HRD
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
System control number
  • 1941050
  • (OCoLC)on1129898957
  • (OCoLC)1129898957
  • 1941050
  • (OCoLC)on1129898957
  • (OCoLC)1129898957

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