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Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Sports -- United States -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • College sports -- United States -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • United States -- Social life and customs

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 334-358) and index.

StatementRobert J. Higgs.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV706.42 .H54 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 383 p. ;
Number of Pages383
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1277311M
ISBN 100813119235, 0813108535
LC Control Number95008999

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