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The Polo Encyclopedia 2d Ed

The Polo Encyclopedia  2d ed  PDF
Author: Horace A. Laffaye
Publisher: McFarland
Release: 2015-03-10
ISBN: 0786495774
Size: 29.56 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Reference
Languages : en
Pages : 411
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The Polo Encyclopedia 2d Ed

by Horace A. Laffaye, The Polo Encyclopedia 2d Ed Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Polo Encyclopedia 2d Ed books, In its greatly expanded second edition, this definitive reference work on the sport of Polo includes more than 18,000 alphabetical and cross-referenced entries covering players, teams, national and international tournaments, rules of the game, books on polo and their authors, as well as painters and sculptors of polo subjects. No other book includes as much information about the game in a single volume.



The Cultural Encyclopedia Of Baseball 2d Ed

The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball  2d ed  PDF
Author: Jonathan Fraser Light
Publisher: McFarland
Release: 2016-03-25
ISBN: 1476617449
Size: 32.89 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Sports & Recreation
Languages : en
Pages : 1112
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The Cultural Encyclopedia Of Baseball 2d Ed

by Jonathan Fraser Light, The Cultural Encyclopedia Of Baseball 2d Ed Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Cultural Encyclopedia Of Baseball 2d Ed books, More than any other sport, baseball has developed its own niche in America’s culture and psyche. Some researchers spend years on detailed statistical analyses of minute parts of the game, while others wax poetic about its players and plays. Many trace the beginnings of the civil rights movement in part to the Major Leagues’ decision to integrate, and the words and phrases of the game (for example, pinch-hitter and out in left field) have become common in our everyday language. From AARON, HENRY onward, this book covers all of what might be called the cultural aspects of baseball (as opposed to the number-rich statistical information so widely available elsewhere). Biographical sketches of all Hall of Fame players, owners, executives and umpires, as well as many of the sportswriters and broadcasters who have won the Spink and Frick awards, join entries for teams, owners, commissioners and league presidents. Advertising, agents, drafts, illegal substances, minor leagues, oldest players, perfect games, retired uniform numbers, superstitions, tripleheaders, and youngest players are among the thousands of entries herein. Most entries open with a topical quote and conclude with a brief bibliography of sources for further research. The whole work is exhaustively indexed and includes 119 photographs.



International Encyclopedia Of Women And Sports H R

International Encyclopedia of Women and Sports  H R PDF
Author: Karen Christensen
Publisher: Macmillan Library Reference
Release: 2001
ISBN: 9780028649528
Size: 13.38 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Sports for women
Languages : en
Pages : 1428
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International Encyclopedia Of Women And Sports H R

by Karen Christensen, International Encyclopedia Of Women And Sports H R Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download International Encyclopedia Of Women And Sports H R books, "No other encyclopedia covers the world of women in international sports with such depth, currency, and detail. This three-volume, illustrated reference set provides articles on all aspects of the history and the current state of women's sports. Included are more than 230 biographies, 170 individual and group sports, and 75 country profiles, plus examinations of cultural, societal, health, and ethical issues."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.



The Encyclopedia Americana

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Author:
Publisher:
Release: 2002
ISBN:
Size: 48.14 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Languages : en
Pages :
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The Encyclopedia Americana

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Encyclopedia Of Television Shows 1925 Through 2010 2d Ed

Encyclopedia of Television Shows  1925 through 2010  2d ed  PDF
Author: Vincent Terrace
Publisher: McFarland
Release: 2014-01-10
ISBN: 0786486414
Size: 50.58 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Performing Arts
Languages : en
Pages : 1330
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Encyclopedia Of Television Shows 1925 Through 2010 2d Ed

by Vincent Terrace, Encyclopedia Of Television Shows 1925 Through 2010 2d Ed Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Encyclopedia Of Television Shows 1925 Through 2010 2d Ed books, This fully updated and expanded edition covers over 10,200 programs, making it the most comprehensive documentation of television programs ever published. In addition to covering the standard network and cable entertainment genres, the book also covers programs generally not covered elsewhere in print (or even online), including Internet series, aired and unaired pilot films, erotic series, gay and lesbian series, risqué cartoons and experimental programs from 1925 through 1945.



Encyclopedia Americana

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Author: Scholastic Library Publishing
Publisher: Grolier
Release: 2006
ISBN: 9780717201396
Size: 47.34 MB
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Category : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Languages : en
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Encyclopedia Americana

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The Popular Encyclopedia Or Conversations Lexicon Ed By A Whitelaw From The Encyclopedia Americana

The popular encyclopedia  or   Conversations Lexicon    ed  by A  Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana   PDF
Author: Popular encyclopedia
Publisher:
Release: 1884
ISBN:
Size: 66.86 MB
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Languages : en
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The Popular Encyclopedia Or Conversations Lexicon Ed By A Whitelaw From The Encyclopedia Americana

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The Correspondence Of Charles Darwin

The Correspondence of Charles Darwin  PDF
Author: Charles Darwin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2016-12-01
ISBN: 1316851737
Size: 18.12 MB
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Category : Science
Languages : en
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The Correspondence Of Charles Darwin

by Charles Darwin, The Correspondence Of Charles Darwin Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Correspondence Of Charles Darwin books, This volume is part of the definitive edition of letters written by and to Charles Darwin, the most celebrated naturalist of the nineteenth century. Notes and appendixes put these fascinating and wide-ranging letters in context, making the letters accessible to both scholars and general readers. Darwin depended on correspondence to collect data from all over the world, and to discuss his emerging ideas with scientific colleagues, many of whom he never met in person. The letters are published chronologically: volume 24 includes letters from 1876, the year in which Darwin published Cross and Self Fertilisation in the Vegetable Kingdom, and started writing Forms of Flowers. In 1876, Darwin's daughter-in-law, Amy, died shortly after giving birth to a son, Bernard Darwin, an event that devastated the family. The volume includes a supplement of 182 letters from earlier years, including a newly discovered collection of letters from William Darwin, Darwin's eldest son.