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Historical Dictionary of Ice Hockey
Language: en
Pages: 450
Authors: Laurel Zeisler
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-19 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The earliest forms of ice hockey developed over the centuries in numerous cold weather countries. In the 17th century, a game similar to hockey was played in Holland known as kolven. But the modern sport of ice hockey arose from the efforts of college students and British soldiers in eastern
Historical Dictionary of Belarus
Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: Grigory Ioffe, Vitali Silitski, Jr.
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Belarus contains a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Ian Buchanan, Bill Mallon
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-11-15 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The Olympic Games brings together thousands of athletes, competing in over 40 sports, and representing over 200 nations. But that is just the surface, for none of this would be possible without the constant efforts of an incredible organization consisting of tens of thousands of sports lovers united in sports
Historical Dictionary of Haiti
Language: en
Pages: 414
Authors: Fequiere Vilsaint, Michael R. Hall
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Historical Dictionary of Haiti, Second Edition contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has more than 600 cross-referenced entries on important personalities as well as aspects of the country’s politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture.
Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement
Language: en
Pages: 622
Authors: Bill Mallon, Jeroen Heijmans
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-11 - Publisher: Scarecrow Press

The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement presents a comprehensive history of the games from the first recorded history of the games in 776 B.C. to the present day. This is done through a chronology, forewords by Dan Jansen and Mike Krzyzewski, an introductory essay, appendixes,