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America"s obsession

sports and society since 1945

by Richard O. Davies

  • 35 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt Brace College Publishers in Fort Worth .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-262) and index.

      StatementRichard O. Davies.
      SeriesHarbrace books on America since 1945
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV706.5 .D38 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1444587M
      ISBN 100030733324
      LC Control Number93080632
      OCLC/WorldCa30484831

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