Taboo

Taboo

Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports and Why We Are Afraid to Talk About It

Book - 2000
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Entine, winner of a National Press Club Award, explores the genetic, cultural, and physiological roots of black athletic superiority. Drawing on recent scientific research, he reveals stunning differences between athletes of Western African heritage and those from East Africa, and explains why the favored explanation for black dominance, a dearth of opportunities, fails to explain the dimensions of black athletic superiority. He tells the story of blacks in sports, and discusses circumstance that have made addressing the facts so controversial. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : PublicAffairs, c2000.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781891620393
1891620398
Characteristics: ix, 387 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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