Mexican Americans and Sports A Reader in the Athletics and Barrio Life

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Published by Texas A&M University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Leisure,
  • Multicultural studies,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • Social Science,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sociology,
  • Mexico,
  • USA,
  • Ethnic Studies - Hispanic American Studies,
  • General,
  • Mexican American Athletes,
  • Mexican Americans,
  • Recreation,
  • Sports

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsJorge Iber (Editor), Samuel O. Regalado (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8816972M
ISBN 101585445525
ISBN 109781585445523
OCLC/WorldCa64453287

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