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Author Bell, Daniel, 1965- author.

Title Encyclopedia of international games / Daniel Bell. [electronic resource]

Publication Info. Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2013.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland, [2012]


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Edition [New ed.].
[Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (177 entries) ; digital files.
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Note "Reprint of the illustrated case bound one volume edition first published in 2003"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Dedication -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Introduction -- Appendix 1. Games by year -- Appendix 2. Games by nation -- Appendix 3. Games by host city -- Appendix 4. Largest games by number of participants (top 100) -- Appendix 5. Largest games by number of nations (top 100) -- Appendix 6. Largest games by number of sports (top 54) -- Appendix 7. Other games -- Appendix 8. Olympic Games participants : information sources compared -- Bibliography.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary The Encyclopedia of International Games captures (in one alphabetical sequence) the histories of these games, many of them for the first time. The work includes major regional events such as the African, Asian, Arab, South Pacific, and Pan American Games; competitions such as the Indian Ocean Island Games, Arctic Winter Games, Island Games, and Games of the Small Countries of Europe; specific populations or professions such as the North American Indigenous Games, Maccabiah Games, World Military Games, World Police and Fire Games, and World Medical and Health Games; and Special Olympics, the Paralympics, games for the blind, and other regional games.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Sports -- International cooperation -- Encyclopedias.
Sports -- Competitions -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 0786464143 9780786464142 xii, 591 pages
ISBN 0786464143 set : pbk.
9780786464142 set : pbk.
9781784021993 electronic version

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