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The Women's Sports Encyclopedia

The Women's Sports Encyclopedia

by Robert J. Markel
     
 
The first popular comprehensive reference of female athletes, their achievements, and their sports provides more than 650 biographical profiles of female athletes from all over the world, past and present. Record sections detail up-to-the-minute world and Olympic records, record-breaking performances, and an appendix of "famous firsts" includes a timeline of women's

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The first popular comprehensive reference of female athletes, their achievements, and their sports provides more than 650 biographical profiles of female athletes from all over the world, past and present. Record sections detail up-to-the-minute world and Olympic records, record-breaking performances, and an appendix of "famous firsts" includes a timeline of women's sports from 500 B.C. to the present. 20 illustrations.

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A reference for general audiences. For each of 31 sports, provides a history, biographies of prominent past and present athletes, and records of major competitions. Coverage includes track and field, gymnastics, triathalon, figure and speed skating, skiing and other winter sports, and sports in the categories of team, court and racket, aquatic, target, vehicle, and combat and power. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805044942
Publisher:
Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.69(w) x 9.41(h) x 1.09(d)

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