The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 1997 (Jackie Robinson)

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Peter M. Rutkoff, Alvin L. Hall
McFarland, 16 nov. 2015 - 285 pages
This is an anthology of 14 papers that were presented at the Ninth Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, held in June 1997 and co-sponsored by the State University of New York at Oneonta and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. To mark the 50th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier in major league baseball the 1997 Symposium was dedicated to Robinson. These papers focus on Robinson, baseball, and race relations and are divided into three parts: “Before Robinson,” “Robinson and Social Change” and “The Legacy of Robinson.” The preface is by series editor Alvin L. Hall, and an introduction is provided by the editor of the volume, Peter M. Rutkoff.

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Editor Peter M. Rutkoff directs the American Studies program and was the National Endowment for the Humanities distinguished teaching professor of history and American studies, 1997–2000, at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Alvin L. Hall is director of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania.

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