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Black Ice: The Lost History of the Colored Hockey League of the Maritimes, 1895-1925 Hardcover – October 1, 2004

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Tremendous research and expertise in authorship...Black Ice...is indeed the greatest hockey story ever told! -- Dr. Henry Bishop, Director, The Black Cultural Centre of Nova Scotia, October, 2004
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 236 pages
  • Publisher: Stryker-Indigo Publishing Company, Inc.; 1st edition (October 1, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0965116867
  • ISBN-13: 978-0965116862
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,300,576 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By Luke E. Adams on April 22, 2007
Format: Hardcover
Being a diehard hockey fan and history teacher, I bought this book wanting to learn more of the history of the game, but the historical perspective of the establishment of blacks in Canada and the development of their communities is a great addition that I did not foresee.

If you are looking for chronicals of the games and league alone, this book is not for you. Only a few chapters are dedicated to these accounts. But, if you can appreciate historical ideas that may challenge your previous assumptions during this era, I would highly recommend, Black Ice.
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I read a review on this book and thought the hockey lovers in our family would enjoy. I was correct. Lots of information on a little heard about subject. They highly recommend it for any sports lovers library.
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My favorite hockey book of all time. EPSN did a great episode on the story when it was first published. Absolutely loved it and still love it. It reads like a novel at times and like a history lesson at others - always gripping, entertaining, and fascinating. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2QZm8llvig
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I am grateful to the author for giving the world a opportunity to learn about African American history that is not taught in schools. This is valuable book that I will past down to my children. BLACK ICE what a Gem!
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Bought the book for my son who is the only black player on his hockey team to show him how far the sport has come for African Americans and he loves it, excellent read and very insightful!
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A little long, but very informative. I had no idea that any of this went on way-back-when. I recommend this book.
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Awesome book, I consider this story as important as Alex Haley's roots in information that was within this small book. There was so much information about the start of a sport that was long thought to be not a sport of color. The book takes you through the history of blacks in the birth of our nation and the pan african movement way before civil rights. The maroons and the indians of Nova Scotia and the burning of the first white house....amazing little book. This is a book related to sports and history that should be read in every american school.
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This book is very valuable. I had no idea about the history of hockey in Canada. I certainly had no idea about the history of Black people in Canada. I love this book. It sheds a light on our history, and it's not always a kind light that we can be proud of, but an honest light. Very well done.
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