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Triumph : the untold story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics / Jeremy Schaap.

By: Schaap, Jeremy.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boston Houghton Mifflin 2007Description: xv, 272 p. ill. 22 cm.ISBN: 0618688226 (alk. paper); 9780618688227 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Owens, Jesse 1913-1980 | Glickman, Marty 1917-2001 | Stoller, Sam 1915-1983 | Olympic Games 1936 | Olympiska spelen 1936 | Track and field athletes -- United States -- Biography | African American athletes -- Biography | Jewish athletes -- United States -- Biography | Olympics -- Participation, American | National socialism -- Philosophy | Racism -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | African American athletes | Jewish athletes | -- 1933-1945 (Tyskland) | Afro-amerikanska idrottare | Nazism -- historia -- Tyskland | Olympiader -- politiska aspekter -- Nazityskland | Judiska idrottareDDC classification: 796.42092 | B Other classification: Ocgg | 790 | Rbv Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description | Sample text | Contributor biographical information
Contents:
Prologue -- A day to remember -- Out of Alabama -- Vincible -- Heelbones and a new start -- The judge and the millionaire -- "We are with you, Adolf" -- A blessing in disguise -- Jew kills Nazi -- A friend and a foe felled -- Olympic trials -- Olympia -- The belle of the ball -- The battle tent of some great emperor -- The youth of the world -- Day one -- Day two -- Day three -- He flies like the Hindenburg -- The relay -- Epilogue
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-256) and index

Prologue -- A day to remember -- Out of Alabama -- Vincible -- Heelbones and a new start -- The judge and the millionaire -- "We are with you, Adolf" -- A blessing in disguise -- Jew kills Nazi -- A friend and a foe felled -- Olympic trials -- Olympia -- The belle of the ball -- The battle tent of some great emperor -- The youth of the world -- Day one -- Day two -- Day three -- He flies like the Hindenburg -- The relay -- Epilogue

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