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Wrestlers in History is an insightful account of the essence and spirit of wrestling, and how the sport has influenced the thinking, the behavior, and lives of mankind over the centuries. The book chronicles the exploits and personalities of numerous amateur and professional wrestlers. The treatise contrasts wrestling with other sports and extols its merits. The author wrestled early in the 1940s and relates how the rules of the sport differed before and afterward. The different styles of wrestling seen centuries ago as well as practiced globally today are described within biographies of the participants. The book will appeal to those who are curious about "mankind's oldest and greatest sport." It is a thoughtful book with revealing biographies of Pythagoras, Lincoln, Muldoon, Washington, and many more luminaries that captures the ethos and times of wrestlers in history.
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Book Description Ideas into Books WESTVIEW, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111935271458
Book Description Ideas into Books WESTVIEW, 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1935271458