A Comparative Anthology of Baseball Around the World The Many Different Meanings of the Game by Robert B. Edgerton

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Baseball,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Social aspects,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Baseball - General,
  • Reference

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8077887M
ISBN 100773459146
ISBN 109780773459144

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