The Resource Game of privilege : an African American history of golf, Lane Demas, (electronic resource)

Game of privilege : an African American history of golf, Lane Demas, (electronic resource)

Label
Game of privilege : an African American history of golf
Title
Game of privilege
Title remainder
an African American history of golf
Statement of responsibility
Lane Demas
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This groundbreaking history of African Americans and golf explores the role of race, class, and public space in golf course development, the stories of individual black golfers during the age of segregation, the legal battle to integrate public golf courses, and the little-known history of the United Golfers Association (UGA)--a black golf tour that operated from 1925 to 1975. Lane Demas charts how African Americans nationwide organized social campaigns, filed lawsuits, and went to jail in order to desegregate courses; he also provides dramatic stories of golfers who boldly confronted wider segregation more broadly in their local communities. As national civil rights organizations debated golf's symbolism and whether or not to pursue the game's integration, black players and caddies took matters into their own hands and helped shape its subculture, while UGA participants forged one of the most durable black sporting organizations in American history as they fought to join the white Professional Golfers' Association (PGA). From George F. Grant's invention of the golf tee in 1899 to the dominance of superstar Tiger Woods in the 1990s, this revelatory and comprehensive work challenges stereotypes and indeed the fundamental story of race and golf in American culture
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Demas, Lane
Dewey number
796.3520973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
The John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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  • African American golfers
  • African Americans
  • Golf
  • Golf
  • Discrimination in sports
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Game of privilege : an African American history of golf, Lane Demas, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12045691
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12045691
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12045691
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045691
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Game of privilege : an African American history of golf, Lane Demas, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12045691
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12045691
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12045691
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12045691
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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