Encyclopedia of Women and Sport in America


The challenges and achievements of female athletes in the U.S. are the focus of this collection of nearly 300 articles and biographies that portray the diversity, depth, and meaning of their sports experiences. Written by prominent experts as well as by the athletes themselves, these articles offer a unique, authoritative perspective on topics ranging from women's earliest involvement in sports through recent events at the 1997 world and national championships.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Marilyn Oshman
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Phoenix
Publication year:
  • 1998


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