Historical Dictionary of Golf
  • Author : Bill Mallon
  • Release Date : 21 January 2011
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 864
  • ISBN 13 : 0810874652

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Book Description: Historical Dictionary of Golf—through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, photos, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on people, places, teams, and terminology of the game—is a comprehensive history of golf.

Historical Dictionary of Golf

Historical Dictionary of Golf

Author : Bill Mallon,Randon Jerris
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Historical Dictionary of Golf—through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, photos, and over 300 cross-referenced dictionary entries on people, places, teams, and terminology of the game—is a comprehensive history of golf....

The Historical Dictionary of Golfing Terms

The Historical Dictionary of Golfing Terms

Author : Peter Davies
Publisher : U of Nebraska Press
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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No game has a richer array of terms than golf. As new golfing terms have accumulated, old ones have changed or faded away. This concise yet informative dictionary provides definitions and the etymologies for the extraordinary vocabulary of golf, built up over its five-hundred-year history. To discover the origins of ...

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Historical Dictionary of Cycling

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Genre : Reference
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The nearly 150-year-old sport of cycling had its first competition in France in 1868. Soon afterward, the need arose for purpose-built cycling tracks because of poor road conditions at the time. Racing on blocked off pieces of street or grass soon evolvedinto racing on special tracks called velodromes. This development marked ...

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The Nixon-Ford Era witnessed one of the most controversial presidential eras, yet despite all of the turmoil, progress was made. The Vietnam War eventually wound down, the Cold War went through a phase of dZtente, relations were established with China, civil rights progressed, the situation of African Americans and Native ...

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Burma (Myanmar) is a country in crisis, and a political resolution to its problems of national unity seems unlikely to occur in the near future. The purpose of the Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar) is to explain in depth the country's political crisis, while also providing detailed historical background. While ...

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Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
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Author : Jack O'Gorman
Publisher : American Library Association
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The sport of tennis has been played in one form or another for more than 800 years. It can trace its roots to games played by monks in the 12th century. Through the years the game has evolved from one in which the ball was struck with the hands to the ...

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Publisher : Routledge
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Author : Robert Anthony Waters Jr.
Publisher : Scarecrow Press
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The image of Africa among Americans at the beginning of the 21st century is tragic; America's image among Africans is of a place that is splendid but arrogant and unfeeling. Both have large elements of truth. Poverty, coups, corruption, pandemic disease, and tribal, racial, and religious violence are all too ...