15 edition of Encyclopedia of sports in America, two volumes found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Murry R. Nelson.|
|Contributions||Nelson, Murry R.|
|LC Classifications||GV583 .E64 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780313347900, 9780313347924, 9780313347948|
|LC Control Number||2008034749|
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