|aBenching Jim Crow :|bthe rise and fall of the color line in southern college sports, 1890-1980 /|cCharles H. Martin.
|aUrbana :|bUniversity of Illinois Press,|cc2010.
|axxiv, 374 p.,  p. of plates :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aSport and society
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction : the strange athletic career of Jim Crow -- White supremacy and American college sports : the rise of the Gentleman's Agreement, 1890-1929 -- "Fair play" versus white supremacy : the Gentleman's Agreement under attack, 1929-45 -- "Massive resistance" and the fall of the color line, 1945-65 -- Cracks in the solid South : Texas Western Collage abandons Jim Crow -- Hold that (Mason-Dixon) line : the Atlantic coast conference and football -- "Two at home and three on the road" : the Atlantic coast conference and basketball -- The eyes of Texas are (not) upon you : the Southwest conference and football -- From exclusion to prominence : the Southeastern conference and basketball -- The "final citadel of segregation" : the Southeastern conference and football -- Conclusion : the accomplishments and limitations of athletic integration.
|aDiscrimination in sports|xHistory.|zSouthern States