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To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Peter Levine

Abstract

This book provides an exploration into the experience of Jewish immigrants in America in the first half of the 20th century. The book asks the question: What part did sport play in the process by which these people became Americans? Evidence provided is based on the experience of other immigrant groups and minority people especially the rich culture of everyday life created by East European Jewish immigrants, particularly their children.

Keywords: Jewish immigrants, America, sport, immigrant groups, minority people, East European, children

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1994 Print ISBN-13: 9780195085556
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Levine, author
Michigan State University