Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating

This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the history of figure skating.

Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating

Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating

The Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating relates the history of the sport through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on hundreds of skaters, past and present, but also on skating countries, governing bodies, skating disciplines, technical elements, skating styles, and many other subjects. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the history of figure skating.

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Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: James R. Hines
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-22 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating relates the history of the sport through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on hundreds of skaters, past and present, but also on skating countries, governing bodies, skating disciplines, technical elements, skating styles, and many other
Historical Dictionary of Figure Skating
Language: en
Pages: 375
Authors: James R. Hines (James Robert)
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

The "Historical dictionary of figure skating" relates the history of the sport through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, appendixes, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on hundreds of skaters, past and present, but also on skating countries, governing bodies, skating disciplines, technical elements, skating styles, and many
Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement
Language: en
Pages: 906
Authors: John Grasso, Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-14 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The Olympic Movement began with the Ancient Olympic Games, which were held in Greece on the Peloponnesus peninsula at Olympia, Greece. It is not clear why the Greeks instituted this quadrennial celebration in the form of an athletic festival. The recorded history of the Ancient Olympic Games begins in 776
Figure Skating in the Formative Years
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: James R Hines
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-20 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Once a winter pastime for socializing and courtship, skating evolved into the wildly popular competitive sport of figure skating, one of the few athletic arenas where female athletes hold a public profile--and earning power--equal to that of men. Renowned sports historian James R. Hines chronicles figure skating's rise from its
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography 2005-2008
Language: en
Pages: 1264
Authors: Lawrence Goldman
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-07 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book, drawn from the award-winning online Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, tells the story of our recent past through the lives of those who shaped national life.

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