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Sport, culture, and the modern state

Sport, culture, and the modern state

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Published by University of Toronto Press in Toronto, Buffalo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports and state -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Hart Cantelon, Richard Gruneau.
    ContributionsCantelon, Hart, 1944-, Gruneau, Richard S., 1948-, Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Centre for Sport and Leisure Studies., Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). School of Physical and Health Education., Queen"s University (Kingston, Ont.). Dept. of Sociology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV706.8 .S65 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 315 p. ;
    Number of Pages315
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3230762M
    ISBN 100802024947
    LC Control Number83143220

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