By Chris Elzey,David K. Wiggins
A southern urban at center, Washington drew a robust colour line in each aspect of people’s lives. Race trained how game used to be performed, written approximately, and watched within the urban. In 1962, the Redskins grew to become the ultimate nationwide soccer League group to combine. that very same yr, a race revolt marred the city’s high-school championship video game in soccer. A iteration later, race as a topic resurfaced after Georgetown’s African American head trainer John Thompson Jr. led the Hoyas to nationwide prominence in basketball.
DC Sports takes a difficult examine how activities in a single urban has formed tradition and background, and the way tradition and heritage tell activities. This informative and interesting assortment will attract fanatics and scholars of activities and people attracted to the wealthy historical past of the nation’s capital.
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DC Sports: The Nation's Capital at Play (Sport, Culture, and Society) by Chris Elzey,David K. Wiggins