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The Berlin Olympics, 1936

Black American athletes counter Nazi propaganda

by Barry, James P.

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African American athletes -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Olympics -- Participation, African American.,
  • African American athletes.

  • About the Edition

    Discusses the background and significance of events of the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, emphasizing the effect of the black American athletes" victories on Hitler"s theories of Nordic supremacy.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby James P. Barry.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesA World focus book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV722 1936 .B3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination85 p. :
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5062840M
    ISBN 100531010902
    LC Control Number74028173
    OCLC/WorldCa1104248

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