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People of prowess : sport, leisure, and labor in early Anglo-America /
Nancy L. Struna.
imprint
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1996.
description
x, 271 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0252022475 (cloth : acid-free paper), 0252065522 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
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imprint
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1996.
isbn
0252022475 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0252065522 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
contents note
Sport in the old world -- A grand scheme -- Change and persistence in colonial sporting life, 1620s-1670s -- Sports and colonial popular culture, 1680s-1730s -- Sport and rank making in the Chesapeake -- Mid-eighteenth-century sporting styles -- Taverns and sports -- Upper- and middle-rank "leisure" and sports -- Epilogue : people of prowess.
catalogue key
493465
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-258) and index.

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