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The Oxford companion to sports and games

Author: John Arlott
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intended to provide an authoritative introduction to most active sports and games which are played in international or national competition, and to many others of historic importance. Explains how the sport is played, and gives information on its rules and equipment, terminology and techniques, development, traditions and personalities. Includes shorter entries on outstanding players and performers, and on important  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Dictionaries
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Arlott
ISBN: 0192115383 9780192115386 0586083138 9780586083130
OCLC Number: 1583084
Description: vii, 1143 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: edited by John Arlott.

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Intended to provide an authoritative introduction to most active sports and games which are played in international or national competition, and to many others of historic importance. Explains how the sport is played, and gives information on its rules and equipment, terminology and techniques, development, traditions and personalities. Includes shorter entries on outstanding players and performers, and on important sports events and venues, clubs and organisations.

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