The First Black Footballer: Arthur Wharton 1865-1930: An Absence of Memory

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Arthur Wharton was the world's first black professional footballer and 100 yards world record holder, and was probably the first African to play professional cricket in the Yorkshire and Lancashire leagues. His achievements were accomplished against the backdrop of Africa's forced colonization by European regimes. But while Arthur was beating the best on the tracks and fields of Britain, the peoples of the continent of his birth were being recast as lesser human beings. The tall Ghanaian was an extreme irritation to many ...

The First Black Footballer: Arthur Wharton 1865-1930: An Absence of Memory 1998, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714649030

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The First Black Footballer: Arthur Wharton 1865-1930: An Absence of Memory 1997, Frank Cass Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714644592

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