Black Ice: The Lost History of the Colored Hockey League of the Maritimes, 1895-1925

By: Fosty, George; Fosty, Darril

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1551096951 264 pages. Bibliography. Occasional reproductions of archival black and white photos. "The Coloured Hockey League of the Maritimes was formed in 1895 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Comprised of the sons and grandsons of runaway American slaves, the league helped pioneer the sport of ice hockey. Twenty-five years before the Negro Baseball Leagues and twenty-two years before the birth of the NHL, this league emerged as a premier force in Canadian hockey. The first book ever written on this topic." - from back cover. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. A high-quality copy of this fascinating work.

Title: Black Ice: The Lost History of the Colored Hockey League of the Maritimes, 1895-1925

Author Name: Fosty, George; Fosty, Darril

Categories: Hockey, Canadian History, Sport,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Canada, Nimbus Pub Ltd: 2008

ISBN Number: 1551096951

ISBN Number 13: 9781551096957

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 216H0101

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