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Author Shattuck, Debra A., author

Title Bloomer girls : women baseball pioneers / Debra A. Shattuck
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 307 pages)
Series Sport and society
Sport and society.
Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Creating a National Pastime; 2. 1865-1879: Contesting a National Pastime; 3. 1865-1879: Commodifying a National Pastime; 4. The 1880s: Molding Manly Men and Disappearing Women; 5. The 1890s: New Women, Bloomer Girls, and the Old Ball Game; Conclusion; Appendix; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 01, 2017)
Subject Women baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Women baseball players -- United States.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016014734
ISBN 0252040376
025209879X (electronic bk.)
9780252098796 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover) (alkaline paper)