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Sports around the world : history, culture, and practice. Vol. 2, British Isles and Europe

Author: John Nauright; Charles Parrish
Publisher: Santa Barbara ; Oxford : Abc-Clio, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This multivolume set is much more than a collection of essays on sports and sporting cultures from around the world: it also details how and why sports are played wherever they exist, and examines key charismatic athletes from around the world who have transcended their sports"--
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Nauright; Charles Parrish
ISBN: 9781598843002 1598843001
OCLC Number: 841176114
Awards: Winner of Best Reference of 2012 2013 (United States)
Description: xlv, 469 pages : illustrations
Responsibility: John Nauright, Charles Parrish, editors.

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"With more than 200 international contributors, this mammoth collection of some 800 essays and entries discusses and dissects the world of sports. . . . Summing Up: Recommended." - Choice

 
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