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Revisiting The Revolt of the Black Athlete: Harry Edwards and the Making of the New African-American Sport Studies

@inproceedings{Lomax2002RevisitingTR,
  title={Revisiting The Revolt of the Black Athlete: Harry Edwards and the Making of the New African-American Sport Studies},
  author={Michael E. Lomax},
  year={2002}
}
ARRY EDWARDS WAS A POLITICAL ACTIVIST in an era commonly referred to as the Black Power movement and a pioneer in the study of the African-American sporting experience. He was the first scholar to write a book about the black protest of the 1968 Olympic Games, and, until recently, his book, The Revolt of the Black Athlete, was the most definitive account of the period. Edwards' book went beyond the classical works of Edwin B. Henderson and Andrew S. ("Doc") Young, who focused essentially on… Expand
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