Encyclopedia of world sport: from ancient times to the present, Volume 2; Volume 6
This monumental three volume work provides students and scholars with an unprecedented historical and cross-cultural survey of sports from around the world, together with articles on such topics as violence and ritual.
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Encyclopedia of world sport: from ancient times to the present
David Levinson,Karen Christensen
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