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They played what?! : the weird history of sports and recreation

Platt, Richard.

Minnetonka, MN : Two-Can, c2007.

48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

Describes some of the peculiar sports and recreational activities enjoyed by people throughout history, from the ancient past to the twenty-first century, and explains how the odd games became popular.

Reading Level: 5.4

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ISBN:

158728586X

LC Call No:

GV571 .P58 2007

Dewey Class No:

796 22

Author:

Platt, Richard.

UniformTitle:

Would you believe the losers were killed in Mayan football? and other perilous pastimes

Title:

They played what?! : the weird history of sports and recreation / Richard Platt.

VaryingTitle:

Weird history of sports and recreation

Publisher:

Minnetonka, MN : Two-Can, c2007.

Physical:

48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

Series:

Weird history

Notes:

Originally published under title: Would you believe the losers were killed in Mayan football? and other perilous pastimes. London : Oxford University Press, 2007.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index.

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, April 2008

Summary:

Describes some of the peculiar sports and recreational activities enjoyed by people throughout history, from the ancient past to the twenty-first century, and explains how the odd games became popular.

Target Audience:

5.4

Target Audience:

3-6 Follett Library Resources

Subject:

Sports--History.

SAE:PersonlName:

Platt, Richard. Weird history.

Link:

Table of contents only

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505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  Ancient pastimes -- Roman games -- War games -- Pistols at dawn -- Eastern arts -- Run for it -- On the ball -- Kicking, throwing, rolling -- Faster than a speeding snail -- Beastly pleasures -- A-hunting we will go -- At the circus -- Falling fast -- Water sports -- Taking to air -- Land daredevils -- Nice ice -- Feats of endurance -- Shall we dance? -- Celebrations around the year -- What's so weird about that? -- Find out more.
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