Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account

Darwin's Athlete - 97 edition

Darwin`s Athlete (ISBN10: 0395822920; ISBN13: 9780395822920)
ISBN13: 978-0395822920
ISBN10: 0395822920

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0395822913
ISBN10: 0395822912

Summary: Darwin's Athletes zeroes in on our society's fixation on black athletic achievement. John Hoberman compellingly argues that this obsession - one shared by both blacks and whites in the media, in corporate America, and even by athletes themselves - has come to play a disastrous role in African-American life and a troubling role in our country's race relations. The sports fixation originates in the painful century-long exclusion of blacks from every other path to h moreigh achievement. The scarcity of other kinds of "race heroes" has conferred messianic status on the most popular black athletes, fostering a delusion of integration while contributing to deep social divisions. Ironically, Hoberman argues, the decline of European empires and the rise of the black athlete helped to preserve rather than undermine the inferior status of nonwhites. less

Edition/Copyright: 97
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Published: 11/01/1997
International: No

List Price: $31.95
Used $12.46
Save $19.49 (61%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Order this book in the next 19 hours and 35 minutes and it ships by Noon CT tomorrow!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $3.71

20 more offers below.

The Marketplace on
Additional Sellers for Darwin's Athlete
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (20)  |  New (7)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (3)  |  Good (9)

+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Novel Ideas Used Books
Decatur, IL
Seller Rating: 4.89
Boston MA 1997 Softcover Second Printing Very Good 0395822920. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 341 pages.
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
Page:   1