Sport and Society Pdf Book

Sport and Society

  • Author : Dennis Brailsford
  • ISBN : 1135031541
  • Category : History
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 304
  • Release Date : 2013-10-28

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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