A Concise History Of Sport In Canada

A Concise History Of Sport In Canada

Book - 1989
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In this, the first generalized history of sport in Canada, the authors draw on their own research to discuss such topics as sport in nineteenth century Montreal; sport as a diversion for the elite in nineteenth century Toronto; three early sport celebrities--Louis Rubenstein, Ned Hanlan, and Louis Cyr; sport and physical education in schools and universities and the several leaders in these fields who had great influence on organized sport; sport between the wars; sport and technological change; women in sports; sports journalism; Canada at the Olympic Games; and the federal government's involvement in sport. Intended as a core text for physical education students, this engrossing survey will also reveal a rich background of activity and accomplishment, the knowledge of which will enhance the enjoyment of sport enthusiasts.
Publisher: Toronto : Oxford University Press, 1989.
ISBN: 9780195406931
Branch Call Number: 796.0971 CON
Characteristics: vi, 393 p. : ill.
Additional Contributors: Morrow, Don 1927-


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