Very Good. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 226 p. Contains: Illustrations, black & white. Issues in Society. Presents an account of the contemporary sociology of sport. This title traces the key 'moments' in the transition from pre-modern to modern sport, giving detailed accounts of the athletic competition in the ancient games at Olympia; the genesis of modern track-and-field athletics in 19th-century England; and, the reconstruction by de Coubertin.
New in new dust jacket. Alternate edition or International Edition, different cover and ISBN on the outside but same contents on the inside. Don't usually come with supplemental items like access codes or DVD/CD. Saves you a lot!
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