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Encyclopedia of sports in America : a history from foot races to extreme sports

Author: Murry R Nelson
Publisher: Westport (Conn.) ; London : Greenwood Press, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the development and influence of sports in American culture, as well as how sports icons, commercial enterprises, organizations, sporting events, and even fan culture have changed, from the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
encyclopédie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Murry R Nelson
ISBN: 9780313347900 0313347905 9780313347924 0313347921 9780313347948 0313347948
OCLC Number: 690510245
Description: 2 vol. (XXIV-573 p.) : ill., couv. ill.en coul. ; 27 cm
Contents: Volume 1, Colonial years to 1939 --
Volume 2, 1940 to present.
Other Titles: Volume 1, Colonial years to 1939.
Volume 2, 1940 to present.
Responsibility: edited by Murry R. Nelson.

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