Sports and Games of the Ancients (Sports and Games Through History) by Steve Craig

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Published by Greenwood Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Popular culture,
  • Social history,
  • Sports & Outdoor Recreation,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Ancient World,
  • Ancient - General,
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Archery,
  • Games,
  • History, Ancient,
  • To 1500

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10420021M
ISBN 100313316007
ISBN 109780313316005

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Sports enthusiasts and students will find this volume a valuable resource for discovering the earliest beginnings of our modern-day sports. Divided according to seven geopolitical regions of the world, Sports and Games of the Ancients describes the sports, games, and play of our earliest ancestors.

Their need for survival in often hostile. Ancient sports worldwide are discussed and evaluated in this adventurous and detailed repository filled with fascinating facts for true sports lovers. Also very highly recommended for sports history enthusiasts are the other two titles in this unique series: Sports And Games Of Medieval Cultures (, $), and Sports And Games Of The Cited by: Ancient sports worldwide are discussed and evaluated in this adventurous and detailed repository filled with fascinating facts for true sports lovers.

Also very highly recommended for sports history enthusiasts are the other two titles in this unique series: Sports And Games Of Medieval Cultures (, $), and Sports And Games Of The Price: $ Download Sports And Games Of The Ancients books, Looks at some of the sports and games of the ancient world from seven different geographic regions as they are currently understood, and includes suggestions on how to adapt many of the games to modern use.

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Based on reports from 19th century explorers, museum artifacts, and other historical documents, the rules, equipment, and diagrams as they are currently understood are provided here for readers, along with suggestions for adapting these sports and games for modern times. Sports enthusiasts and students will find this volume a valuable resource for discovering the earliest beginnings of our.

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