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Sports Around the World: History, Culture, and Practice
By Charles Parrish (editor), Charles Little (editor), Dean Allen (editor), John Nauright (editor) and Mahfoud Amara (editor)
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Publisher Abc-Clio Inc
Publication date April 6, 2012
Pages 1558
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781598843002
ISBN-10 1598843001
Dimensions 5.50 by 8.75 by 11 in.
Weight 14.20 lbs.
Original list price $457.00
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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.


• Nearly 900 entries cover most aspects of sport from around the world

• Contributions from more than 200 distinguished scholars, such as Mark Dyreson, Henning Eichberg, Malcolm MacLean, S.W. Pope, and Rob Ruck

• Entries on players, stadiums, arenas, famous games and matches, major scandals, and disasters

• Lists of Olympic medalists for all events since 1896 as well as lists of winners of major events such as the FIFA World Cup and MLB World Series

• Further reading selections provide direction for in-depth analysis of each event, sport, personality, or issue discussed



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With Charles Parrish (other contributor), Charles Little (other contributor), Dean Allen (other contributor), Mahfoud Amara (other contributor) | from Abc-Clio Inc (April 6, 2012)
9781598843002 | details & prices | 1558 pages | 8.75 × 11.00 × 5.50 in. | 14.20 lbs | List price $457.00
About: 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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