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Encyclopedia of British sport

Author: Richard William Cox; Wray Vamplew; Grant Jarvie
Publisher: Oxford ; Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2000.
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Publication:ABC-CLIO
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This overview of sport in Britain, from its earliest origins to the end of the 20th century, includes A-Z entries on sports, organizations and events. The volume provides outline histories of each sport and identifies key organizations, individuals, famous clubs, major competitions, events, venues and incidents. It also looks at key concepts, themes and terminology, and covers such topics as drugs, crowd behaviour,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Encyclopedieën (vorm)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of British sport.
Oxford ; Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, 2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard William Cox; Wray Vamplew; Grant Jarvie
ISBN: 1576073726 9781576073728 1280720115 9781280720116
OCLC Number: 50174671
Description: 1 online resource (xxxvi, 463 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: edited by Richard Cox, Grant Jarvie and Wray Vamplew.

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This overview of sport in Britain, from its earliest origins to the end of the 20th century, includes A-Z entries on sports, organizations and events. The volume provides outline histories of each sport and identifies key organizations, individuals, famous clubs, major competitions, events, venues and incidents. It also looks at key concepts, themes and terminology, and covers such topics as drugs, crowd behaviour, amateurism, handicapping and fairplay, plus sport in film, literature and painting.

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