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Latinos in U.S Sport
 


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Latino sport heritage shaped by various races and cultures
Here, we take a look at the sporting heritage of Latinos from past centuries of recorded history.
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Boxing seen as path to a better life for many Latinos
During the Great Depression, Latino immigrants struggling to survive in hard times viewed boxing as a path toward economic advancement.
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Latin American involvement in U.S. soccer
Latinos are often at a disadvantage compared to their white counterparts in U.S. soccer, and have found ways to create their own opportunities.
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Sport used as a tool for assimilation into American life
In the early 20th century, sport was often viewed as a way to turn wayward Spanish speakers into “real” Americans.
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A History of Isolation, Cultural Identity, and Acceptance
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Latinos in U.S. Sport presents a long-overdue look at the history of Latino participation in multiple facets of American sport and provides a balanced history of the contribution of Spanish-speaking people to the world of U.S. sport.

© 2011
Hardback
Book   312 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736087261
 
 
 

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