Unique Games and Sports Around the World

Author: Eileen Crowley Sullivan
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313297789
Release Date: 2001-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Looks at over three hundred sports and games from different cultures around the world, providing details about the rules, as well as information about typical players, the symbolism involved, and the equipment needed to play.

Sports Exercise and Fitness

Author: Mary Beth Allen
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 1563088193
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Health & Fitness

An easy-to-use guide to nearly 1,000 information sources on sports, exercise, and fitness.

Martial Arts in the Modern World

Author: Joseph R. Svinth
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0275981533
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Psychology

Though generally perceived and advertised as means of self-defense, body sculpting, and self-discipline, martial arts are actually social tools that respond to altered physical, social, and psychological environments. This book examines how practitioners have responded to stimuli such as feminism, globalism, imperialism, militarism, nationalism, slavery, and the commercialization of sport.

Sports and Games of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Author: Robert Crego
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 0313316104
Release Date: 2003
Genre: History

Examines the role of sports and games in everyday life around the world in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Reference Sources for Small and Medium sized Libraries Eighth Edition

Author: Jack O'Gorman
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838912126
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Focusing on new reference sources published since 2008 and reference titles that have retained their relevance, this new edition brings O’Gorman’s complete and authoritative guide to the best reference sources for small and medium-sized academic and public libraries fully up to date. About 40 percent of the content is new to this edition. Containing sources selected and annotated by a team of public and academic librarians, the works included have been chosen for value and expertise in specific subject areas. Equally useful for both library patrons and staff, this resource Covers more than a dozen key subject areas, including General Reference; Philosophy, Religion, and Ethics; Psychology and Psychiatry; Social Sciences and Sociology; Business and Careers; Political Science and Law; Education; Words and Languages; Science and Technology; History; and Performing Arts Encompasses database products, CD-ROMs, websites, and other electronic resources in addition to print materials Includes thorough annotations for each source, with information on author/editor, publisher, cost, format, Dewey and LC classification numbers, and more Library patrons will find this an invaluable resource for current everyday topics. Librarians will appreciate it as both a reference and collection development tool, knowing it’s backed by ALA’s long tradition of excellence in reference selection.

Racket Wars

Author: Leon Jackson Jr.
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9781483525723
Release Date: 2014-03-01
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Reference book listing all of the racket sports played around the world.

The Sports Book

Author: DK
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9781409350330
Release Date: 2013-10-17
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The ultimate armchair companion to over 200 sports The Sports Book, 4th Edition, is the ultimate guide to games, fit for everyone still buzzing from 2012, the amazing year of sport. This new edition presents fully up-to-date information covering all sorts of sports, from equestrian sports, athletics and gymnastics to winter sports and extreme sports. Check out the rules, history, players and events for over 200 of the world's greatest sports such as football, cricket, basketball and golf. Stay ahead of the curve with this amazing sports source with the latest facts and statistics, including updated world and Olympic records from leading experts and sports governing bodies around the globe. You'll also learn the techniques and tactics of the world's best competitors. Plus, all the additional sports featured in the 2012 Olympic Games are included, with an overview of the upcoming games in Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016. The Sports Book, 4th Edition (previous ISBN: 9781405367417) is perfect for sports buffs needing an ultimate quick-reference guide or anyone keen for more information on sports, from the most common to the more obscure.

Reference Sources for Small and Medium sized Libraries

Author: Jack O'Gorman
Publisher: Amer Library Assn
ISBN: 0838909434
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

An annotated bibliography lists reference sources for small and medium-sized libraries and includes updates information on such resources as CD-ROMs, electronic databases, the Internet, and Web 2.0.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture

Author: Gary Hoppenstand
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: UCSC:32106019498762
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Civilization, Modern

From the fads to the fashions, the most famous to the most influential underground movements, the Encyclopedia of World Popular Culture immerses readers in the rich cultural heritage of countries both near and far.

Collaborating for Project based Learning in Grades 9 12

Author: Violet H. Harada
Publisher: Linworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 1586832913
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

Discusses the benefits of project-based learning, which encourages students to make connections between the topics they study and their personal interests, and provide eleven example projects for exploring science, sociology, history, art, and math.

Senior High School Library Catalog

Author: H.W. Wilson Company
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015054026037
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Best books

Each vol. is divided into 2 parts 1st-7th ed.: Dictionary catalog and Classified catalog; 8th-9th ed. have 3rd. part: Directory of publishers.

Soccer Around the World

Author: Charles Parrish
Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated
ISBN: 1610693027
Release Date: 2014-04
Genre: History

Explore the culture of soccer around the world, considering the sport as a means to better understand a society's past, present, and future

Best Books for Children

Author: John Thomas Gillespie
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 159158082X
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Best books

The latest addition to the "Best Books" family, this all-new guide updates the popular and critically acclaimed "Best Books for Children, Seventh Edition." This thematic work is a state-of-the-art reading guide and selection tool for children's literature, enabling you to thoroughly evaluate your children's literature collection and create theme-based and genre-oriented reading lists for curriculum-related and recreational reading. The entries cover more than 6,000 titles published from 2001 to 2003, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources, and provide annotations with succinct plot summaries as well as ISBNs, book length, price, reading level, and review citations. Award-winning and series titles are noted as well. This guide is an invaluable resource for anyone working with children or children's literature.

Women in sport

Author: Greta L. Cohen
Publisher: Amer Alliance for Health Physical
ISBN: 0883148137
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Sports & Recreation

The issues that impact on the emergence of girls and women into the mainstream of American sport are explored in this comprehensive overview. The contributors, from a wide range of backgrounds, examine the political, historical, economic, psychological, physiological and sociological issues significant to women's participation in sports. Topics covered include: joining the sports establishment; homophobia in sports; exploitation of minorities; and competitiveness versus nurturing in sports.

Soccer

Author: Clive Gifford
Publisher: Kingfisher
ISBN: 0753454165
Release Date: 2002-04-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Presents the game of soccer, including its basic rules, structure, playing positions, needed skills, and great players.