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Sports in America

by Janet Podell

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Published by Wilson in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Sports -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 156-160.

      Statementedited by Janet Podell.
      SeriesThe Reference shelf ;, v. 57, no. 5
      ContributionsPodell, Janet.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV583 .S6858 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p. ;
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2541349M
      ISBN 100824207130
      LC Control Number85022656
      OCLC/WorldCa12721518

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