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Nike is a goddess : the history of women in sports / edited by Lissa Smith ; introduction by Mariah Burton Nelson

Catalog Data

Author:
Smith, Lissa  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 331 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1998
C1998
Contents:
Track and field : somewhere to run / Kathleen McElroy -- Baseball and softball : swinging for the fences / Amy Ellis Nutt -- Tennis : net profits / Grace Lichtenstein -- Golf : selling their game / Melanie Hauser -- Canoeing, kayaking, rowing, and sailing : women on the water / Anna Seaton Huntington -- Skiing : rhapsody in white / Jean Weiss -- Figure skating : gaining an edge / Michelle Kaufman -- Swimming : from gold spangles to gold medals / Karen Karbo -- Equestrian sports : the highest risks for the boldest of athletes / Jackie C. Burke -- Gymnastics : the battle against time and gravity / Jane Leavy -- Soccer : from the suburbs to the sports arenas / Elise Pettus -- Ice hockey : in from the cold / Barbara Stewart -- Basketball : not quite the game intended / Shelley Smith -- Conclusion : a seismic shift in the culture / Lucy Danziger
Topic:
Sports for women--History  Search this
Sports for women--Social aspects  Search this
Women athletes--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_680731