How Did Sports Begin?: A Look Into the Origins of Man at Play

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Longman, 1971 - Sports - 331 pages
This illustrated history tells the story of when and how sports were first played, and how they evolved into their present form. Describing the origins of 48 different sports, the book gives a brief history of the Olympic Games, and also has a chapter on how sports began in Australia. The illustrations range from ancient sculptures and medieval woodcuts to contemporary photographs.

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