Nike Is a Goddess (Paperback)

The History of Women in Sports

By Lissa Smith (Editor), Mariah Burton Nelson (Introduction by)

Atlantic Monthly Press, 9780871137616, 352pp.

Publication Date: August 9, 1999

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Recent years have seen a huge explosion in the popularity and commercial viability of women's sports -- with new professional leagues for women to play in, new magazines to cover them, and recognition for female athletes that is overtaking that of men. Nike Is a Goddess tells the dramatic story of the rise of women's sports over the last century in a series of original narratives focusing on the great female athletes whose success has changed the game and paved the way for the women and girls of today.