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Dancing at halftime sports and the controversy over American Indian mascots by Carol Spindel

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- Mascots,
  • Sports team mascots -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Indians of North America -- Social conditions -- 20th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-283)

StatementCarol Spindel
LC ClassificationsGV714.5 .S65 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16983604M
ISBN 100814781268
LC Control Number00009148

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