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Tinker to Evers to Chance The Chicago Cubs and the Dawn of Modern America
ISBN: PB: 9780226790244, ISBN: HB: 9780226415048, University of Chicago Press, February 2021
340 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 16 halftones
Their names were chanted, crowed, and cursed. Alone they were a shortstop, a second baseman, and a first baseman. But together they were an unstoppable force. Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers, and Frank Chance came together in rough-and-tumble early twentiet...
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£16,00
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£20,50
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Bicycling through Paradise Historical Rides Around Cincinnati
ISBN: PB: 9781947602755, University of Chicago Press, University of Cincinnati Press, November 2020
350 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 30 halftones
Bicycling Through Paradise is a collection of twenty historically themed cycling tours broken into 10-mile segments centered around Cincinnati, Ohio. Written by two longtime cyclists – one a professor of history and one an architect – the book is an...
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£22,00
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Coaching Volleyball Beginners Drills & Games to Develop Basic Skills
ISBN: PB: 9781782552024, Bookport, Meyer & Meyer Sport, August 2020
168 pp., 24.1x16.5 cm, 206 colour illus.
Coaching Volleyball Beginners is a step-by-step guide for coaches that helps them teach youth beginner players how to play volleyball. With the various games, the coach can keep practice interesting for the players as they develop basic playing skill...
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£16,95
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Peak Pursuits The Emergence of Mountaineering in the Nineteenth Century
ISBN: HB: 9780300231946, Yale University Press, August 2020
320 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 35 black&white illus.
European forays to mountain summits began in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries with the search for plants and minerals and the study of geology and glaciers. Yet scientists were soon captivated by the enterprise of climbing itself, e...
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£30,00
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Alaska Native Games and How to Play Them
ISBN: PB: 9781602234185, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, August 2020
100 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 50 colour plates
The athletes of the Alaska Native games aren't just returning to their roots. They've never left them. In this beautifully illustrated book, readers learn the history of twenty-five Native games that have been handed down through generations, how eac...
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£16,00
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Kitesurfing From Dream to the Skies, How Two Brothers Defined a Sport
ISBN: PB: 9781782551683, Bookport, Meyer & Meyer Sport, June 2020
344 pp., 21x14 cm, illus.
Use the power of a kite to glide over the water. This was the relatively simple idea of the Legaignoux brothers when, in the 1980s, these two men from Brittany – who were passionate about sailing – decided to create an inflatable kite. From the first...
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£24,95
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Micro-Workout Plan Get the Body You Want Without the Gym in 15 Minutes or Less a Day
ISBN: PB: 9781454934295, GMC Group, Sterling, June 2020
224 pp., 22.3x16.6 cm, illus.
Aesop was right: slow and steady does win the race. With almost three decades in the fitness industry under his belt, fitness guru Tom Holland coined a phrase that describes this strategy: excessive moderation. Science supports that approach; recent...
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£19,99
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Penalty Kick The Psychology of Success
ISBN: PB: 9781782551942, Bookport, Meyer & Meyer Sport, May 2020
134 pp., 21.5x14 cm, illus.
Penalty kicks play a significant role in determining the outcome of a match. Because of this – and because they don't happen in every game – fans, media, and even athletes and trainers are fascinated by penalty kicks. Over the past 30 years, there ha...
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£14,95
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Hard Driving The 1908 Auto Race From New York to Paris
ISBN: PB: 9781602234024, University of Chicago Press, University of Alaska Press, May 2020
250 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 49 halftones, 1 map
In the winter of 1908, six cars left Times Square bound for Paris. They were embarking on a remarkable motor race across the world that would capture everyone's imagination. In this book, Dermot Cole weaves a thrilling account of the improbable journ...
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£18,00
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Krav Maga: Combat Mindset & Fighting Stress How to Perform Under Alarming and Stressful Conditions
ISBN: PB: 9781782552031, Bookport, Meyer & Meyer Sport, April 2020
256 pp., 24.1x16.5 cm, 300 colour illus.
Originally developed as an elite fighting tactic for the Israel Defense Forces, today Krav Maga has become a popular self-defense method, appealing to government units, martial artists, and even the average person. This innovative Krav Maga book depi...
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£22,50
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