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Berkshire encyclopedia of world sport

Author: David Levinson
Publisher: Great Barrington, Massachusetts : Berkshire Publishing Group, [2013]
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"The renowned Berkshire Encyclopedia of World Sport provides comprehensive coverage of the culture, history, and business of sports around the world. The third edition brings the study of sports into the 21st century and includes new coverage of women's sports and extreme sports ... The 2013 edition is designed for use in world history, regional history, international relations, global studies, and other social  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Levinson
ISBN: 9781614729891 1614729891 9781933782676 1933782676 9781614729365 1614729360 9781614729372 1614729379
OCLC Number: 828858959
Description: 3 volumes (xxxviii, 1460 pages) ; 29 cm
Contents: List of entries --
Reader's guide --
Tables of Winter (2014) and Summer (2016) Olympic events --
Descriptions of unfamiliar sports --
Introduction --
Volume 1: "Academies and camps" through "Extreme sports in the olympics" --
Volume 2: "Facility management" through "Professionalism vs. amateurism" --
Volume 3: "Race walking and pedestrianism" through "Youth sports" --
Appendix A: List of contributors --
Appendix B: Famous sporting events and venues --
Appendix C: Governing bodies and associations by sport.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of world sport
Responsibility: editors, David Levinson, Gertrud Pfister.

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