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Wednesday’s Book Review: “‘If You Were Only White’: The Life of Leroy ‘Satchel’ Paige”


“If You Were Only White”: The Life of Leroy “Satchel” Paige. By Donald Spivey. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2012. As the editor for the “Sports and American Culture” series at the University of Missouri Press I was delighted to … Continue reading

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A Sad and Ill-Considered Decision: The University of Missouri Press Has Been Shuttered


Perhaps you have been following this, but for those who have not the president of the University of Missouri, Timothy M. Wolfe, announced on May 24, 2012, that he was closing the University of Missouri Press. This is a venerable … Continue reading

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