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Sport: mirror of American life.

by Robert H. Boyle

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Published by Little, Brown in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sports -- United States.,
    • United States -- Social life and customs.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV583 .B6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 293 p.
      Number of Pages293
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5885249M
      LC Control Number63017429
      OCLC/WorldCa498497

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Sport: mirror of American life by Robert H. Boyle Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is about the impact of sport on American life and the relationship between the two. It examines the role and meaning of sport as practiced or envisioned by any number of Americans, ranging from Los Angeles hot rodders to country club golfers.

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