Wrestling

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Lucent Books, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Wrestling, the world's oldest and most widely practiced sport, has a long, diverse, and fascinating history. This fact-filled, well-documented, and very entertaining volume explores in considerable detail the saga of the sport and its major participants, from ancient Egypt and Greece, through the Middle Ages, the American frontier, the development of modern amateur school and Olympic wrestling, as well as the rise and unprecedented popularity of modern professional wrestling.

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Contents

FOREWORD
7
CHAPTER TWO
29
CHAPTER THREE
44
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Noted historian and award-winning author Don Nardo has written many books for young people about American history. Nardo lives with his wife, Christine, in Massachusetts.

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