Encyclopedia of Ethnicity and Sports in the United States


A comprehensive reference work on the development of athletics in the United States; this encyclopedia examines the sporting experience of Native Americans, African Americans and the immigrant groups of the United States from Colonial times to the present. It includes entries on racial and ethnic groups, ethnic sports, mainstream sports, ethnic and racial institutions and famous sports figures.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Clyde Partin
  • George B. Kirsch
  • Dennis Ryan
  • Othello Harris
  • Thomas Cesa
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2000