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Black Rodeo in the Texas Gulf Coast Region: Charcoal in the Ashes

作者 Demetrius W. Pearson
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 Black Rodeo in the Texas Gulf Coast Region: Charcoal in the Ashes:,BlackRodeointheTexasGulfCoastRegion:CharcoalintheAshesprovidesanindepthsocioculturalandhist

內容簡介

內容簡介 Black Rodeo in the Texas Gulf Coast Region: Charcoal in the Ashes provides an in depth sociocultural and historical analysis of the genesis and contemporary state of affairs regarding African American rodeo cowboys in southeast Texas, whose ancestors were instrumental in the development of the most celebrated livestock management industry in the world. The author painstakingly chronicles the origin of the Texas cattle industry from its Mexican roots to Austin's Colony, better known as the George Plantation Ranch, where African Americans were intimately involved in the livestock management industry since its inception. Although enslaved before, during, and after the Republic of Texas was established, they were early stakeholders in the expansion of the western frontier, and an indispensable source of labor that facilitated the burgeoning cattle industry. Yet, as the author maintains, American history wantonly trivialized, marginalized, and blatantly omitted their contributions. This book sheds light on these early cowboys and their descendants who have participated in America's most prominent prole sport with little to no media exposure. The author dubbed them "Shadow Riders of the Subterranean Circuit," and even though American sports are integrated African American rodeo cowboys may be metaphorically seen as bits of charcoal spread among ashes.

作者介紹

作者介紹 Demetrius W. Pearson is associate professor in the Sport and Fitness Administration Program at the University of Houston.

商品規格

書名 / Black Rodeo in the Texas Gulf Coast Region: Charcoal in the Ashes
作者 / Demetrius W. Pearson
簡介 / Black Rodeo in the Texas Gulf Coast Region: Charcoal in the Ashes:,BlackRodeointheTexasGulfCoastRegion:CharcoalintheAshesprovidesanindepthsocioculturalandhist
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9781498574679
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9781498574679
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 22.9X15.2X1.0CM
重量(g) / 362.9
尺寸 / 22.9X15.2X1.0CM
頁數 / 142
裝訂 / H:精裝
級別 / N:無
語言 / 3:英文