Three Oversized Volume Reference Library
Macmillan, 2000. FIRST EDITION. Oversized 11.50 x 9.25 x 5.50 inch.three volume set. Very good condition throughout. former library reference with very little signs of use or markings.. "No other encyclopedia covers the world of women in international sports with such depth, currency, and detail. This three-volume, illustrated reference set provides articles on all aspects of the history and the current state of women's sports. Includedare more than 230 biographies, 170 individual and group sports, and 75 country profiles, plus examinations of cultural, societal, health, and ethical issues..A history of the female athlete from antiquity to the present focuses on the transformation of women's role in sports over the past 100 years, profiles significant female athletes, and discusses relevant social and ethical issues." Very scarce and valuable complete set, rarely found out of reference section of libraries. 1350 pages.