Women's Lives in History: Women in Sports, 1st Edition

  • Sue Bradford Edwards
  • Published By: Essential Library
  • ISBN-10: 1680774891
  • ISBN-13: 9781680774894
  • DDC: 796.082
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released November 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Women have made a difference in every field imaginable, and they continue to do so today. Women's Lives in History introduces readers to dozens of these remarkable people. Women in Sports features groundbreaking figures in golf, basketball, soccer, figure skating, and many other sports. Compelling text and vivid photographs bring these women to life. Features include essential facts, a timeline, a glossary, additional resources, source notes, and an index.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Women Pack a Punch.
2: Good Girls Versus Strong Athletes.
3: The Battle to Play in the 1950s.
4: Liberating Women.
5: Title IX: Women’s Sports in the 1970s.
6: Sports in Bloom.
7: Dramatic Moments in the 1990s.
8: A Woman’s Right.
9: Women’s Sports Today and Into the Future.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Author.