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Introduction Bodies before Boas, Sport before the Laughter Left I Susan Brownell i. A "Special Olympics" Testing Racial Strength and Endurance at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition 59 Nancy J. Parezo 2. The "Physical Value" of Races and Nations Anthropology and Athletics at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition 127 Mark Dyreson 3. Pierre de Coubertin's Concepts of Race, Nation, and Civilization 156 Otto I. Schantz 4. Anthropology Days, the Construction of Whiteness, and American Imperialism in the Philippines 189 Gerald R. Gems 5. "From Savagery to Civic Organization" The Nonparticipation ofCanadian Indians in the Anthropology Days ofthe 1904 St. Louis Olympic Games 217 Christine M. O'Bonsawin 6. "Leav[ing] the White[s] ... Far Behind Them" The Girls from Fort Shaw (Montana) Indian School, Basketball Champions ofthe 19o4 World's Fair 243 Linda Peavy and Ursula Smith 7. Germans and Others at the "American Games" Problems of National and International Representation at the 190o4 Olympics 278 Suzuko Mousel Knott 8. Greece and the 1904 "American" Olympics 301 Alexander Kitroeff 9. From the Anthropology Days to the Anthropological Olympics 324 John Bale Io. Olympic Anthropology Days and the Progress of Exclusion Toward an Anthropology of Democracy 343 Henning Eichberg ii. The Growth of Scientific Standards from Anthropology Days to Present Days 383 Jonathan Marks Afterword Back to the Future 397 Susan Brownell References 415 List of Contributors 451