The World Atlas of Sport: Who Plays What, Where, and Why


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Tomlinson, Alan (2011) The World Atlas of Sport: Who Plays What, Where, and Why Myriad Editions, London. ISBN 0956559921

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This beautifully designed and fully illustrated atlas maps the world's major competitive sports, with comprehensive sections on the politics, economics and scandals of international sporting events plus a gazetteer of each country's sporting profile. Tracing the emergence of sport in its modern forms, it features all sports recognised by the International Olympic Committee, as well as colourful case studies of the sportsmen and women who have emerged as global celebrities and superstars.

Item Type: Authored book
Uncontrolled Keywords: sport; sport and leisure
Subjects: L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L311 Sport and Leisure
Faculties: Faculty of Education and Sport > Chelsea School
Depositing User: Chelsea editor
Date Deposited: 27 Oct 2011 07:37
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2011 07:47

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