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Plantation Education: The Exploitation of the Modern-Day Athlete-Student
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,880. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Rashad McCants peels back the curtain of a generational slave mentality and how it relates to academic fraud within the university system, while continuing to clench athlete-students in its grip as they make billions of dollars for the slave masters.
Οι Ξένοι της Μίας Χρονιάς Απίθανες Ποδοσφαιρικές Ιστορίες
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: Greek. Published: August 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Οι απίθανες ποδοσφαιρικές ιστορίες των ξένων ποδοσφαιριστών που έπαιξαν μόλις για μία σεζόν στο -τότε- ερασιτεχνικό ελληνικό πρωτάθλημα Α’ Εθνικής τα χρόνια 1960-1979! Γεγονότα, στοιχεία, βιογραφίες, ανθρώπινες ιστορίες! The incredible football stories of expat footballers who only played for one year in the Greek 1st Division between years 1960-1979 when the league was still run on amateur basis!
Single Year Expats in Greek Football Incredible Football Stories
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The incredible football stories of expat footballers who only played for one year in the Greek 1st Division between years 1960-1979 when the league was still run on amateur basis. Facts, trivia, biographies, human stories!
Fingers Through a Goalpost
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2018 by GodKulture. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Starting from the very beginning – of the possible origins of sports in Nigeria, Fingers through a Goalpost takes the reader on an adventurous journey into the world of sports.
1968
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,510. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » American
Author Sal Maiorana's historical novel, 1968, is the story of one fictional family, inserted into the dramatic real-life events that took place in 1968, a year regarded as one of the most tumultuous and trans-formative in the nation's history. Sports writer Jack McDonald is the main character, and the book focuses on how sports helped Americans cope with all the upheaval around them.
Outside the Rio Spotlight: American Triumphs You Didn't See at the 2016 Olympics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In the 2016 Olympics, 12 athletes—record-breakers, pioneers, and all-around thrilling competitors—were overlooked in the prime-time TV coverage. Outside the Rio Spotlight tells tales of courage and American excellence at its peak, with stories about those who contest in the lesser-known sports like judo, rowing, BMX, and fencing. These athletes did it for love of the sport alone. (120,000 words)
The Bronze Boys of 1932
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: American English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
This is the story of the 1932 US Men's Olympic Field Hockey team as they play for a gold medal for the first time in their history. The Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles, California, USA. The defending Olympic champions were the team from India, and when the US plays them one of them sets a record that wasn't broken until 2003.
Historical Sport Events
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,140. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2017 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
IntroBooks delivers up to the minute information covering everything on a topic in only one hour of reading. Our books are written to give essential information in a straight-to-the-point, easy to read format. We have cut out technical jargon, waffle, and unnecessary filler to ensure you get the essential information you need to achieve your goals with confidence.
Beyond The Horizon: A Guide to Snowshoeing Historic Sites in Northern Colorado, Second Edition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,320. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
The sport of snowshoeing can provide for a physical workout that can appeal to the young and old, the novice and the seasoned physical fitness advocate. Add information about the history of the place visited and the experience takes on a new dimension of meaning of appreciation, along with memories that will last for a long time.
Around the Turn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Race cars careening around yet another turn seem common-place today, but the sport had to maneuver around some daunting roadblocks just to get to the start-finish line and faces more in the future. In Around the Turn, NASCAR historian Bill Lazarus documents NASCAR’s greatest triumphs, and some of its more bizarre moments, as it seeks a wider and audience amid rising costs and growing competition.
Against All Odds* - The Indomitable Spirit of Wake Forest
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Too few know Wake Forest was the first major college in what had been the Confederate States of America to integrate college football. Within Against All Odds -The Indomitable Spirit of Wake Forest, you will learn the full story - the tribulations and the triumphs, the courage that drives Wake Forest to lead, to upset the "experts" year after year, sport after sport.
A History of Scottish League Representative Matches.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A complete history of every football match played by the Scottish League representative side between 1892 and 1990 that include match reports, line-ups, goalscorers and attendances
On the Greenbelt
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by Randy Stapilus. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A long-time Boisean's travel guide to the Boise Greenbelt path system, with background drawn from his forthcoming full-length history of the planning and building of the Greenbelt, one of Boise's most prized recreational features.
Sporting Pastimes at Seaham Harbour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
The development of sport as a social pastime began to grow from the mid-19th century when working people began to enjoy the concept of the "weekend" when they did not work. This exploration of sporting pastimes at Seaham Harbour covers the period from 1835 through to the mid-20th century when sport and recreational activities were woven into the very social fabric of every-day life in the town.
New Zealand Photo Journal #20: Tramping Arthur's Pass
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In this 20th volume I will be taking a train from Christchurch up to Arthur's Pass National Park. We will visit a 400' waterfall, laugh at the Alpine-parrot Kea birds, and go tramping up Scott's Track to witness the amazing fusion of mosses, lichen, and fungi that coat the rocks and trees, and a stunning rainbow in the valley below. I hope you enjoy these images and travel thoughts.
Braves Field: Memorable Moments at Boston's Lost Diamond
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,500. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
From its opening on August 18, 1915 to the sudden departure of the Boston Braves to Milwaukee before the 1953 baseball season, Braves Field was home to Boston's National League baseball club and also hosted many other events: from NFL football to championship boxing. The most memorable moments to occur in Braves Field history are portrayed here as researched and written by SABR members.
Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 180,260. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Offering a unique insight, and drawing on extensive archives, Steel and Grace: Sheffield's Olympic Track and Field Medallists examines the athletes of 'Steel City' and their contributions to the Olympic Games over more than a century.
Blood, Sweat & Gears. The Story of the Gray Ghost and the Junkyard Firebird
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,170. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In 1971, could a little group of unknown automotive engineers independently design and build a race car from an old 1964 Pontiac sedan and really compete against professional, factory-backed racing teams? These guys did it, winning the hearts of fans and the press who dubbed their car “The Gray Ghost.” In 1972 they did it again, starting with a wrecked Firebird, and shocked the racing world.
Beyond The Horizon: A Guide To Snowshoeing Historic Sites in Northern Colorado
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,480. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
The sport of snowshoeing can provide for a physical workout that can appeal to the young and old, the novice and the seasoned physical fitness advocate. Add information about the history of the place visited and the experience takes on a new dimension of meaning of appreciation, along with memories that will last for a long time.
The Successful Treasure Hunter’s Essential Guide
Price: Free! Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » History of things
With over 40 years experience in the hobby of metal detecting or treasure hunting, David Villanueva tackles the major problems metal detectorists face. Obtaining search permission; research and finding sites; laws and code of practice; choosing a metal detector and overcoming detector limitations; identifying and preserving finds, coping with buried trash and techniques for locating finds.

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