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The Resource Race horse men : how slavery and freedom were made at the racetrack, Katherine C. Mooney

Race horse men : how slavery and freedom were made at the racetrack, Katherine C. Mooney

Label
Race horse men : how slavery and freedom were made at the racetrack
Title
Race horse men
Title remainder
how slavery and freedom were made at the racetrack
Statement of responsibility
Katherine C. Mooney
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Recaptures the vivid sights, sensations, and illusions of nineteenth-century thoroughbred racing, America's first mass spectator sport. Inviting readers into the pageantry of the racetrack, Katherine C. Mooney conveys the sport's inherent drama while also revealing the significant intersections between horse racing and another quintessential institution of the antebellum South: slavery"--book jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mooney, Katherine Carmines
Dewey number
798.400896073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Horse racing
  • Horse racing
  • African American jockeys
  • Southern States
Label
Race horse men : how slavery and freedom were made at the racetrack, Katherine C. Mooney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : The loss of the stirrup has won the race -- The glory of the four-mile horse -- Knowed a horse when he seed him -- A storm is approaching -- These are the verities -- The only practical means of reunion -- I ride to win -- I have got that nigger beat -- Epilogue : He didn't go in no back doors!
Control code
ocn861478331
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780674281424
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013037080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)861478331
Label
Race horse men : how slavery and freedom were made at the racetrack, Katherine C. Mooney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-305) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue : The loss of the stirrup has won the race -- The glory of the four-mile horse -- Knowed a horse when he seed him -- A storm is approaching -- These are the verities -- The only practical means of reunion -- I ride to win -- I have got that nigger beat -- Epilogue : He didn't go in no back doors!
Control code
ocn861478331
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
321 pages
Isbn
9780674281424
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013037080
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)861478331

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