Latinos in the End Zone: Conversations on the Brown Color Line in the NFL

Latinos in the End Zone: Conversations on the Brown Color Line in the NFL

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Overview

Latinos in the End Zone: Conversations on the Brown Color Line in the NFL by F. Aldama, C. Gonzalez

Frederick Luis Aldama and Christopher González offer a thought-provoking conversation on the history of Latinos in the pro football leagues. As they weave their way through significant points where culture, politics, and history congeal, Aldama and González thread together an alpha-to-omega, all-encompassing story of Latinos in the NFL.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137403087
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 11/15/2013
Series: Latino Pop Culture Series
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 122
Sales rank: 1,168,484
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Author Frederick Luis Aldama: Frederick Luis Aldama is Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English and Founder and Director of LASER/Latino & Latin American Space for Enrichment Research at The Ohio State University, USA. He is the author of 13 books, including: Your Brain on Latino Comics: From Gus Arriola to Los Bros Hernande, The Routledge Concise History of Latino/a Literature, and ¡Muy Pop!: Conversations on Latino Pop Culture (co-authored with Ilan Stavans).
Author Christopher González: Christopher González is Assistant Professor of Literatures and Languages, Texas A&M University-Commerce, USA.

Table of Contents

Preface: A Life Unexamined is Not Worth Living Prologue: Kick Offs 1. From Scrimmage Lines to End Zones: Latinos in the National Football League 2. From Punishing Penalties to Brown Bodies Raiding the NFL 3. Sidelined . . . No Más! 4. The Blitz . . . Heroes, Saviors, Saints, and Sinners Epilogue: End Zones and New Scrimmage Lines

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