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The Resource Game Faces : Five Early American Champions and the Sports They Changed

Game Faces : Five Early American Champions and the Sports They Changed

Label
Game Faces : Five Early American Champions and the Sports They Changed
Title
Game Faces
Title remainder
Five Early American Champions and the Sports They Changed
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This compelling blend of biography and cultural history depicts five important yet nearly forgotten athletes from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries who had a transformative effect on their sports and on the evolution of sports in general. Tom Stevens was the first man to ride a bicycle, "a high wheeler," around the world (1884-87). Fanny Bullock Workman completed seven expeditions into the Himalayas between 1898 and 1912. Bill Reid, a Harvard football coach and one of the game's first professionals, played a key role in saving the sport from a national movement to abolish it in
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pauly, Thomas H
Dewey number
796.0922
Index
index present
LC call number
GV697 .A1 P353 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Athletes
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Athletes
  • Sports
  • United States
Label
Game Faces : Five Early American Champions and the Sports They Changed
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; 1 . Tom Stevens; 2. Fanny Bullock Workman; 3. Bill Reid; 4. May Sutton; 5. Barney Oldfield; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
795120088
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803240513
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613664655
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6a4aebe7-0c1a-41b1-9f66-9bef6a0cd617
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)795120088
Label
Game Faces : Five Early American Champions and the Sports They Changed
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction; 1 . Tom Stevens; 2. Fanny Bullock Workman; 3. Bill Reid; 4. May Sutton; 5. Barney Oldfield; Epilogue; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
795120088
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (264 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803240513
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613664655
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
6a4aebe7-0c1a-41b1-9f66-9bef6a0cd617
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)795120088

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