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One-Eyed: A View of Australian Sport

Booth, Douglas, and Colin Tatz

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ISBN 10: 1865080551 / ISBN 13: 9781865080550
Published by Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 2000
Condition: Very Good + Soft cover
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xvi, 262 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps; faint crease to upper back corner. A few light stains to lower and fore edges of text block. Prev. owner's inked date to upper corner of first page. Illustrated with b/w photos. Inscribed by Douglas Booth on first page. Size: Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 002797

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Title: One-Eyed: A View of Australian Sport

Publisher: Allen & Unwin, Sydney

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good +

Signed: Inscribed by Author

Edition: First.

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Beyond the hype and dollars, the pomposity and myth, this book tells the story of sport and its importance to Australia. "One-Eyed" covers all States and all major sports; it gives women's sports long-overdue acknowledgment; it charts the growth of community sports and features lively accounts of individual achievements. In examining the way Australians win and lose, it shows how sport reflects (and can influence) the issues that have shaped and will shape Australians' sense of who they are. Neither jocks nor barrackers, cynics nor frenzied fans, Colin Tatz and Doug Booth have taken a long, hard look at Aussie sport. What these two affectionate critics of sport have discovered should surprise, irritate and inform.

About the Author:

Douglas Booth teaches sport history and sport policy at the University of Otago.Professor Colin Tatz is emeritus professor of politics at Macquarie University. He is also a regular contributor to Inside Sport.

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