Encyclopedia Of Women And Sports by Victoria Sherrow, V. Sherrow | | 9780874368260 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Encyclopedia Of Women And Sports

Encyclopedia Of Women And Sports

by Victoria Sherrow, V. Sherrow
     
 

ISBN-10: 087436826X

ISBN-13: 9780874368260

Pub. Date: 10/01/1996

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Women have participated in sports throughout history, but only in recent years has this participation become widespread and attained recognition equal to that of men. Encyclopedia of Women and Sports is a clearly written, comprehensive, illustrated volume including nearly 600 entries on all aspects of women and sports in the United States, from the different

Overview

Women have participated in sports throughout history, but only in recent years has this participation become widespread and attained recognition equal to that of men. Encyclopedia of Women and Sports is a clearly written, comprehensive, illustrated volume including nearly 600 entries on all aspects of women and sports in the United States, from the different sports to people and events; from teams and organizations to laws and court cases.

Readers will learn about Stacy Allison, the first woman to climb Mt. Everest; women who have run the Boston Marathon; how the 19th Amendment has affected women's sports; female shotputters; and how steroids affect women's muscles. Features include an introduction, cross-references, bibliography, and index.

Students, librarians, historians, athletes, sports journalists, and general readers will find this book informative and entertaining, useful for both research and browsing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874368260
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Pages:
406
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.94(d)

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