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America"s First Olympics

The St. Louis Games Of 1904 (Sports and American Culture)

by George R. Matthews

  • 30 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by University of Missouri Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Track & field sports, athletics,
  • c 1900 - c 1914,
  • Sports,
  • Olympic Games,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Missouri,
  • Olympics,
  • History,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • (3rd :,
  • 1904 :,
  • Saint Louis, Mo.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8166477M
    ISBN 100826215882
    ISBN 109780826215888

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