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Ellis Island to Ebbets Field

Sport and the American Jewish Experience

by Peter Levine

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages340
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Open LibraryOL7387355M
ISBN 100195085558
ISBN 109780195085556

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Ellis Island to Ebbets Field book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jews have stereotypically been considered people of the /5(2). "Ellis Island to Ebbets Field is a wonderfully evocative combination of sports and Jewish cultural and athletic life in our country.

It tells the stories of Hank Greenberg, Nat Holman, Barney Ross, and many other famous and not so famous Jewish athletes with great insight and appeal."--W.P.

Kinsella, author of Shoeless JoeCited by: In Ellis Island to Ebbets Field, Peter Levine vividly recounts the stories of Red Auerbach, Hank Greenberg, Moe Berg, Sid Luckman, Nat Holman, Benny Leonard, Barney Ross, Marty Glickman, and a host of others who became Jewish heroes and symbols of the difficult struggle for American settlement houses and street corners, to Madison Square and Fenway Park, 5/5(1).

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A thoroughly researched but dull treatise showing the significant impact of Ellis Island to Ebbets Field book on the great American-Jewish pastime of assimilation. As Levine (A.G.

Spalding and the Rise of Baseball, ) demonstrates how second-generation Jewish immigrants dominated the playing, coaching, and administration of basketball in its formative decades, it becomes clear that in this sport.

In Ellis Island to Ebbets Field, Peter Levine vividly recounts the stories of Red Auerbach, Hank Greenberg, Moe Berg, Sid Luckman, Nat Holman, Benny Leonard, Barney Ross, Marty Glickman, and a host of others who became Jewish heroes and symbols of the difficult struggle for American success.

From settlement houses and street corners, to Madison Square and Fenway Park. Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience Peter Levine, Author Oxford University Press, USA $25 (p) ISBN.

Ellis Island to Ebbets Field by Peter Levine. Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Lotu Tii on Aug SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: ♥ Book Title: Ellis Island to Ebbets Field ♣ Name Author: Peter Levine ∞ Launching: Info ISBN Link: ⊗ Detail ISBN code: ⊕ Number Pages: Total sheet ♮ News id: qjOYf1YAhaoC Download File Start Reading ☯ Full Synopsis: "In Ellis Island to Ebbets Field, Peter Levine vividly recounts the stories of Red Auerbach, Hank Greenberg.

ELLIS ISLAND TO EBBETS FIELD is a thorough and detailed history of an important aspect of the history of American sports. If its prose is sometimes plodding, all the facts are here.

We'll Help. Dedicated to the Restoration and Preservation of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: sport and the American Jewish experiencePages:   As Attorney General Brownell’s comments make clear, imprisonment was one of Ellis Island’s primary duties.

In Migrating to Prison: America’s Obsession with Locking Up Immigrants, my book scheduled for release by The New Press on December 3, I describe the Ellis Island immigration prison. An official history would later describe it as “a.

In Ellis Island to Ebbets Field, Peter Levine vividly recounts the stories of Red Auerbach, Hank Greenberg, Moe Berg, Sid Luckman, Nat Holman, Benny Leonard, Barney Ross, Marty Glickman, and a host of others who became Jewish heroes and symbols of the difficult struggle for American settlement houses and street corners, to Madison Square and Fenway Park, Brand: Oxford University Press.

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[Peter Levine]. ELLIS ISLAND TO EBBETS FIELD Sports and the American Jewish Experience By Peter Levine Oxford University Press. $ HERE'S an old. Ellis Island is a federally owned island in New York Harbor that was the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station.

From toapproximately 12 million immigrants arriving at the Port of New York and New Jersey were processed there under federal law. Today, it is part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument, accessible to the public only by ect: William Alciphron Boring.

Get this from a library. Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: sport and the American Jewish experience. [Peter Levine] -- Jews have stereotypically been considered people of the book rather than people of the jump shot, right cross, or home run. Yet for many East European Jewish immigrants, and especially their.

Baseball historian Levine's (Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience) first venture into fiction--which chronicles a few weeks in the life of Morrie Ginsberg, a. Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience (review) Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience (review) Riess, Steven A.

SHOFAR Fall Vol. 13, No. 1 those who have lapsed, become indifferent or secularized, or intermarried. The desiccated Sephardim are also inconsequential; Reform and. Ellis Island to Ebbets Field | Full of marvelous stories, anecdotes and personalities, this novel explores the importance of sport--both watching and playing--as a middle ground for a minority culture actively determining for themselves what it meant to be American : Oxford University Press, USA.

peter levine: from ellis island to ebbets field Professors seldom write best-sellers, but historian Peter Levine, who joined MSU's faculty inmight well have done so.

His new book, From Ellis Island to Ebbets Field (Oxford University Press, ), has won him raves from the New York Times, a CBS interview with Charles Kuralt and a. Ellis Island is a historical novel by Fred Mustard Stewart. A year after its publication a miniseries was filmed in the United Kingdom, based on this book.

Plot. In Jacob Rubinstein, a Russian Jew, leaves his village after it is attacked by cossacks. He heads for Hamburg, Germany, hoping that he can sail to : Fred Mustard Stewart. Already a hit in the United Kingdom, Ellis Island by Kate Kerrigan is both a poignant love story and a lyrical, evocative depiction of the immigrant experience in early 20th century America.

Set in the s, Kerrigans novel tells of a young Irish woman who must choose between her new life in New York City and her husband back home in Ireland, brilliantly /5. Need more information. Click here. Are you sure you want to delete this record.

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Discover the history of Ellis Island with the National Park Service in this virtual field trip. Grades 3–5, 6–8. More editions of Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience: Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience: ISBN () Softcover, Oxford University Press USA, Ebbets Field closed in and was demolished in Within two years, the Ebbets Field Apartments was up.

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The replica was created by Mark Williams for an anonymous client. The North American Society for Sport History presents two book awards each year to promote and honor outstanding research and writing in the field of sport history. Awards are given for distinguished books written in English on any aspect of sport history, without chronological or geographic restriction.

Awards in the following categories: Monographs: biographies. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience (Paperback) at nd: Contributor Peter Levine. The tour combines both narration and first-hand accounts of the experience at Ellis Island.

A single tour covers both Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty. There is even a special tour available for children Ellis Island Ranger-Guided Tour - This free tour of Ellis Island lasts about 45 minutes and is offered hourly.

Angel Island. On the West Coast, Asian immigrants were processed at Angel Island, often called the "Ellis Island of the West." Angel Island, which lies off the coast of San Francisco, opened in Although the Chinese Exclusion Act of restricted immigration,Chinese came through Angel Island over a period of three decades.

Title and Author/Editor: Ellis Island to Ebbets Field: Sport and the American Jewish Experience (Peter Levine, ), Rickey and Robinson: The Men Who Broke Baseball’s Color Barrier (Harvey Frommer, ), Jackie Robinson: An American Journey (Sponsored by The Coca-Cola Company), Great Time Coming: The Life of Jackie Robinson, from Baseball to Birmingham.

The Jazz Singer moves uptown to the Polo Grounds, in a first novel by historian Levine (Ellis Island to Ebbets Field, ) based on the early career of the New York Giants” first Jewish pitcher.

Like many a nice Jewish boy before him, Morrie Ginsberg doesn—t always see eye to. Ellis Island was originally acres. Over the years, it grew to its current size of acres. That’s eight times bigger. How did this happen. Rock and earth taken from massive construction projects, such as the building of New York City’s subway tunnels, was.

The first place they arrived at was Ellis Island, a small island in New York harbor. The people passed through a huge immigration center and were given health checks before being allowed to enter the country.

One of the first things that people saw on arrival on Ellis Island was the Statue of Liberty, which had stood in the harbor since ELLIS ISLAND TO EBBETS FIELD Sports and the American Jewish Experience By Peter Levine Oxford University Press.

$25 HERE’S an old joke that goes: “What’s the shortest book in the world. Great Jewish Sports Heroes.” As historian Peter Levine amply documents in his new book, Ellis Island to Ebbets Field, that’s just not true. National Park Service Logo National Park Service.

Search. This Site All NPS. Search Open From interactive activities to ranger-led tours, there are many ways to engage students at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration.

Need student activities for a visit? Plan a Field Trip. Check out all the activities that await on your Ellis.Date: Ma Contact: Nadia Almahdi, NEW YORK, NY - More than a million students from across the U.S. will travel to Ellis Island in New York Harbor on March 29 to learn the history of immigration on a virtual field trip via a free live webcast on "Coming to America: Ellis Island" is an experiential supplement to free teaching resources and .Book your tickets online for Ellis Island, New York City: See 7, reviews, articles, and 4, photos of Ellis Island, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 1, attractions in New York City/5(K).