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Author Ritchie, David, 1952 September 18-

Title Sports and recreation / David Ritchie.

Imprint New York : Chelsea House, c1996.

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Description 95 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm.
Series Life in America 100 years ago
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 90-91) and index.
Contents Pastimes of a past century -- Sports, schools, and technology -- The big three: baseball, football, basketball -- The rise of the sports culture -- Sports mythology.
Summary Presents a historical overview of recreational activities in the United States from the post-Civil War era through the early twentieth century with emphasis on the increase of leisure time and the development of commercial sports.
Subject Recreation -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Amusements -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Sports -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.
Recreation -- History.
Sports -- History.
ISBN 0791028488 : $19.95

 
    
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