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American Work-Sports

A History of Competitions for Cornhuskers, Lumberjacks, Firemen and Others

American Work-Sports( )
Author: Zarnowski, Frank
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

For more than a century the American farm, factory and frontier provided opportunities for physical workers to display their skill. Competitions that emphasised useful skills, like ploughing, corn-husking, rock drilling, typesetting, and tree cutting, was common in the antebellum and post-Civil War periods. By examining the American experience with worker competitions, this book provides a new understanding of the interrelated nature of occupation and leisure.

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Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.48 Inches
Book Weight:0.738 Pounds

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