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Sports and recreation

Author: David Ritchie
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©1996.
Series: Life in America 100 years ago.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a historical overview of recreational activities in the United States from the post-Civil War era through the early twentieth century with emphasis on the increase of leisure time and the development of commercial sports.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Ritchie
ISBN: 0791028488 9780791028483
OCLC Number: 32508060
Description: 95 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
Contents: Pastimes of a past century --
Sports, schools, and technology --
The big three: baseball, football, basketball --
The rise of the sports culture --
Sports mythology.
Series Title: Life in America 100 years ago.
Responsibility: David Ritchie.

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