Rock Climbing: The Ultimate Guide

Rock Climbing: The Ultimate Guide

by Victoria Robinson
     
 

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This book provides the ultimate guide to rock climbing in the United States, suitable for climbers and nonclimbers alike, covering the technical and physical aspects of the sport as well as the mental challenges involved.

• A chronological history of rock climbing in the United States, covering the places, events, and people

• A glossary of key

Overview

This book provides the ultimate guide to rock climbing in the United States, suitable for climbers and nonclimbers alike, covering the technical and physical aspects of the sport as well as the mental challenges involved.

• A chronological history of rock climbing in the United States, covering the places, events, and people

• A glossary of key climbing terms

• A subject index

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313378614
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/31/2013
Series:
Greenwood Guides to Extreme Sports Series
Pages:
165
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

Victoria Robinson, PhD, is reader in sociology at the University of Sheffield, UK. Her research interests are extreme sport, rock climbing in particular; gender and sexualities; and men and masculinities. Her published works include Everyday Masculinities: Male Identity and Rock Climbing; Heterosexualities: From Theory to Practices; and Maculinities in Transition. She is also coeditor, with D. Richardson, of the series Genders and Sexualities in the Social Sciences. She received her doctorate at the University of Manchester, UK.

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