Sports around the World: History, Culture, and Practice [4 by John Nauright

By John Nauright

This multivolume set is way greater than a suite of essays on activities and carrying cultures from worldwide: it additionally information how and why activities are performed anywhere they exist, and examines key charismatic athletes from worldwide who've transcended their sports.

• approximately 900 entries conceal so much elements of recreation from round the world

• Contributions from greater than two hundred extraordinary students, similar to Mark Dyreson, Henning Eichberg, Malcolm MacLean, S.W. Pope, and Rob Ruck

• Entries on gamers, stadiums, arenas, well-known video games and fits, significant scandals, and disasters

• Lists of Olympic medalists for all occasions given that 1896 in addition to lists of winners of significant occasions similar to the FIFA international Cup and MLB international Series

• extra analyzing choices offer course for in-depth research of every occasion, game, character, or factor discussed

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