Historical Dictionary Of Bowling by John GrassoHistorical Dictionary Of Bowling by John Grasso

Historical Dictionary Of Bowling

byJohn Grasso, Eric R. Hartman

Hardcover | August 7, 2014

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The Historical Dictionary of Bowling contains a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced entries on both male and female bowlers, amateur and professional, bowling coaches, writers and other contributors to the sport of bowling; descriptions and results of major tournaments and terminology of the sport. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the sport of Bowling.
John Grasso, an Olympic historian and Treasurer of the International Society of Olympic Historians, has written on boxing, wrestling, basketball, tennis, and football and has traveled extensively-visiting more than 40 countries and attending eight Olympics Games. Eric R. Hartman is a bowling connoisseur, who has followed professional...
Title:Historical Dictionary Of BowlingFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:506 pages, 9.26 × 6.35 × 1.61 inShipping dimensions:9.26 × 6.35 × 1.61 inPublished:August 7, 2014Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810880210

ISBN - 13:9780810880214


Editorial Reviews

Rowman & Littlefield has brought out their Historical Dictionary of Bowling. Put simply, this is the finest bowling reference book ever published. There's 506 pages of everything here. After an introductory essay and a year-by-year chronology, the dictionary itself has over 500 cross-referenced entries. More than half of these are detailed biographies of noted bowlers, past and present. But we're not through yet! The appendices provide the yearly results of leading tournaments, an extensive bibliography, and much more.