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Sport and American society

George H. Sage

Sport and American society

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by George H. Sage

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Published by Addison-Wesley in Reading, Mass, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports -- U.S -- History,
  • U.S -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by George H. Sage.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx,422p. :
    Number of Pages422
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17277084M
    ISBN 100201067021

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