From Skisport to Skiing: One Hundred Years of an American Sport, 1840-1940

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University of Massachusetts Press, 1993 - Sports & Recreation - 229 pages
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Allen "has captured the fun, trivia, and bravado of skiing while offering a thoroughly researched national overview and analysis of its first century in the United States". -- Journal of American History

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Contents

PARtI THE SKI SPORT 18401920
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3Utilitarian Skiing and Ludic Enthusiasms
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5Controlling the Skisport
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E. John B. Allen, an avid skier and prolific writer on the subject, has put together a collection of images, many taken from the New England Ski Museum, that details a sport vital to understanding the New England personality. New England Skiing will appeal to any reader, whether a graceful expert or simply a snow-drenched beginner, with its celebration of a sport marked by elegance and athleticism.

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