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Skis and skiing from the Stone Age to the birth of the sport

Author: John M Weinstock
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : E. Mellen, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume examines the prehistory and history of skiing from thousands of years ago to the late 19th century. It brings together information available in obscure publications and particularly  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Weinstock
ISBN: 0773467874 9780773467873
OCLC Number: 52724575
Description: iv, 238 pages, [27] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Early evidenceI: literary references --
Early evidence II: the ski in rock carvings --
Early evidence III: skis found in peat bogs --
The Sami and the evolution of skiing --
The circumpolar myths about skiing --
skiing during the Viking age --
The technological evolution of the ski --
Skiing in literature I: the Medieval period --
Military use of skis --
Skiing in literatureII: 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries --
sondre Norheim, Pavva Lasse Tuorda and the birth of the sport --
Skiing in literatureIII: 19th Century --
Skiing spreads aroudn the world --
Appendices: 1. The evolution of man to the Late Stone Age. 2. The Reindeer hunters of poast-glacial Scandinavia . 3. Winter travel in the north: Snowshoes. 4. literary references to snowshoes.
Responsibility: John Weinstock.

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