Item description for Grace and Glory: A Century of Women in the Olympics by Triumph Books, Jane Mersky Leder & Siobhan Drummond...
Overview From 1000 B.C. to the present, Grace and Glory takes readers on an amazing journey from ancient Greece to Atlanta, celebrating women's efforts along the way. This special collection features memorabilia that has never been released to the public, including rare color and archival photos, antique prints and posters, reproductions of costumes, stamps and trading cards, and historic magazine and newspaper clippings. Full color throughout.
Publishers Description In the past century, female athletes have overcome political, cultural, and racial barriers of many kinds to persevere in the world of sports. Their participation in the Olympic Games demonstrates their development as athletes, and reflects their changing roles in the modern world. In "Grace & Glory," the struggles and the victories of celebrated women athletes tell the story of women on the road to triumph.
Citations And Professional Reviews Grace and Glory: A Century of Women in the Olympics by Triumph Books, Jane Mersky Leder & Siobhan Drummond has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Library Journal - 04/01/1996 page 85
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