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Photography and Sport
ISBN: PB: 9781780239941, Reaktion Books, September 2018
176 pp., 22x19 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
The rise of modern sport in the mid-nineteenth century coincided with the emergence of photography as a new image-making medium, and both practices developed in parallel. Although early technological limitations restricted the possibilities for captu...
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£22,00
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National Teams of the World
ISBN: HB: 9783791384399, Prestel Publishing, April 2018
460 pp., 18.5x14 cm, 460 colour illus.
Whether you play the beautiful game or are simply an armchair fan you'll find this pocketsized guide to every national football team is as informative as it is fun to peruse. This handy, colorful book is a visual almanac of every recognized national...
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£17,00
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Vintage Cycling Posters
ISBN: PB: 9783791384290, Prestel Publishing, March 2018
48 pp., 35x29 cm, 22 colour illus.
This thrilling book of detachable vintage cycling posters captures the sport's style and speed throughout the years. Dating from the late 19th-century to the 1970s, this collection features vintage posters from cycling's most iconic brands – such as...
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£19,00
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Why Baseball Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780300224276, Yale University Press, March 2018
224 pp., 19.7x13.3 cm,
Baseball, first dubbed the "national pastime" in print in 1856, is the country's most tradition-bound sport. Despite remaining popular and profitable into the twenty-first century, the game is losing young fans, among African Americans and women as w...
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£20,00
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Yoga with Cats Thirty-One Poses You Can Learn from Cats
ISBN: PB: 9784865050998, Nippan IPS, November 2017
128 pp., 18.8x14.8 cm, 200 colour and black&white illus., language: English
Follow these feline instructors, and you will surely become fit and flexible! This unique book is full of cats which look like they are practicing yoga poses, so adorable that you cannot help but follow them and move your body. This book shows you...
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£12,00
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Strokes of Genius A History of Swimming
ISBN: HB: 9781780238197, Reaktion Books, July 2017
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 75 illus.
Pleasure beckons at the water's edge. With these words, Eric Chaline celebrates the physicality and sensuality of swimming – attributes that might have contributed to the evolution of the human species. Chaline's comprehensive account surveys swimmin...
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£15,00
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I in Team Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity
ISBN: PB: 9780226470139, ISBN: HB: 9780226469935, University of Chicago Press, June 2017
256 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 3 tables
There is one sound that will always be loudest in sports. It isn't the squeak of sneakers or the crunch of helmets; it isn't the grunts or even the stadium music. It's the deafening roar of sports fans. For those few among us on the outside, sports f...
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£22,00
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£67,00
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Soccer Legends 20 Postcards Book
ISBN: PB: 9788416851133, Promopress, June 2017
20 pp., 10.2x16.5 cm, 20 colour illus.
Soccer players are not only sportsmen; they are real legends, inhabitants of our modern Olympus, and capable of turning sport into great art. With these twenty postcards Arevalo's unique instinct for faces, movement and color remind us of some of the...
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£8,00
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Bittersweet Science Fifteen Writers in the Gym, in the Corner, and at Ringside
ISBN: PB: 9780226346205, University of Chicago Press, April 2017
272 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm,
Weighing in with a balance of the visceral and the cerebral, boxing has attracted writers for millennia. Yet few of the writers drawn to it have truly known the sport – and most have never been in the ring. Moving beyond the typical sentimentality, r...
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£14,00
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Illinois State Redbirds Football
ISBN: HB: 9780875807591, Northern Illinois University Press, February 2017
250 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm,
This first-ever history of the Illinois State University football program chronicles Redbird legends and lore, from the 1880s team to today's Missouri Valley Football Conference powerhouse. Dan Verdun covers the early years (1887 to World War II) and...
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£30,00
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