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Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Steve Friedman
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-01 - Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

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The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of My Feet
Language: en
Pages: 325
Authors: Neal Jamison, Maureen Moslow-Benway, Nic Stover
Categories: Sports & Recreation
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Personal stories about adventure racing, a fast-growing sport combining running, cycling, paddling, climbing and more.
The Agony of the Russian Idea
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Tim McDaniel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-07-13 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

Boris Yeltsin's attempts at democratic reform have plunged a long troubled Russia even further into turmoil. This dramatic break with the Soviet past has left Russia politically fragmented and riddled with corruption, its people with little hope for the future. In a fascinating account for anyone interested in Russia's current
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Language: en
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Race, Culture, and the Revolt of the Black Athlete
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Douglas Hartmann
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Ever since 1968 a single iconic image of race in American sport has remained indelibly etched on our collective memory: sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos accepting medals at the Mexico City Olympics with their black-gloved fists raised and heads bowed. But what inspired their protest? What happened after they