Spanish speakers’ contribution to U.S Sport

Latinos in U.S. Sport: A History of Isolation, Cultural Identity, and Acceptance is the first comprehensive exploration of Latino culture and its relationship to sport in what is now the United States.

Spanning a period of 500 years from the 16th century to the present and discussing a wide range of Latino communities, regions and sports, it offers an accessible examination across a range of topics from cultural issues to economics.

Using newspaper accounts and primary sources as well as dissertations and scholarly articles from history, education, sport business and other disciplines, the authors provide a thorough and enlightening account of this population’s role in U.S. sporting history.

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