7 edition of The encyclopedia of North American sports history found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 562-564) and index.
|LC Classifications||GV567 .H518 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 594 p. :|
|Number of Pages||594|
|ISBN 10||0816046603, 0816050716|
|LC Control Number||2001055646|
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The fertile North American continent provided its inhabitants with much free time for recreation and leisure. Colonists had brought with them European games and sports such as bowling, football, cricket, quoits, and cards.
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This category has the following 6 subcategories, out of 6 total. * North American footballers (5 C, 3 P).