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A History of Basketball for Girls and Women: From Bloomers to Big Leagues

Joanne Lannin
Format
Book
Published
Minneapolis : Lerner Sports, c2000.
Language
English
ISBN
0822533316 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper), 0822598639 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Summary
Traces the development of women's basketball, from its beginnings at Smith College to today's Women's National Basketball Association.
Contents
  • A girls' game from the beginning
  • Basketball travels West and South
  • Changing the rules
  • The roller coaster of the roaring '20s
  • Babe and Texas league basketball
  • Basketball grows like corn in Iowa
  • The AAU era
  • A time of change
  • Olympian promise, professional failure
  • Growing pains in the '80s
  • Into the spotlight
  • Into the future.
Description
144 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-141) and index.
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