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Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports - Susan Ware
Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports
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Game, Set, Match When Billie Jean King trounced Bobby Riggs in tennis's Battle of the Sexes in 1973, she placed sports squarely at the center of a national debate about gender equity. In this winning combination of biography and history, Susan Ware argues that King's challenge to sexism, the... show more
Game, Set, Match When Billie Jean King trounced Bobby Riggs in tennis's Battle of the Sexes in 1973, she placed sports squarely at the center of a national debate about gender equity. In this winning combination of biography and history, Susan Ware argues that King's challenge to sexism, the supportive climate of second-wave feminism, and the legislative clout of Title IX sparked a women's sports revolution in the... Full description
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780807834541 (0807834548)
ASIN: 0807834548
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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3.0 Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women's Sports
Almost exactly a year ago I read and reviewed a little known book written by seven-times Wimbledon champion Dorothea Lambert Chambers on Lawn Tennis for Ladies. Chambers' book was published in 1910. It is both remarkable and incredibly sad that Billie Jean King still had to battle with the same (i...
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