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Swans: Their Biology and Natural History By Paul Johnsgard
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The seven species of swans are an easily and universally recognized group of waterfowl, which have historically played important roles in the folklore, myths and legends in many cultures. Among the... More > largest of all flying birds, they have been used as symbols of royalty, grace and beauty, and largely for these reasons swans have only rarely been considered acceptable as targets for sport hunting. Swans occur on all continents but Africa, though most species are found in the temperate and arctic zones of North America and Eurasia. Swans are a long-lived species and are among the most strongly monogamous of birds, having prolonged pair and family bonds that influence their flocking and social behavior, and contribute to the overall high degree of human interest in them. This volume describes their distributions, ecology, social behavior, and breeding biology. Included are nine distribution maps, 19 drawings, 23 photographs by the author, and a bibliography of nearly 700 references.< Less
Frozen Hoops: A History A to B By Curtis J. Phillips
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Back in 1967 as a 11 year-old kid in Winnipeg, Manitoba I used to listen to NBA and ABA games on short-wave radio while lining up my basketball sport cards on a basketball court diagrammed out on a... More > piece of cardboard Now 45 years later, be it announcing, coaching, cheering, collecting, fundraising, officiating, organizing, writing or just even shooting around on two gimpy knees, the passion for this great game remains. I believe strongly that we must take a look at our past to succeed in our future. Frozen Hoops will highlight some of the top male basketball players in Canadian history...with the ultimate goal to select and profile 125 notable players of the last 100 years or so. There will also be plenty of Fact or Fiction information pertaining to Canadian hoops, lots of trivia and history plus exclusive interviews. In this the inaugural issue - December 2012 Issue 1 - we will look at players with the Surnames A – B with a total of 21 cagers profiled. Catch you on the rebound.< Less
Forward Falcons: Women's Sports at Bowling Green State University 1914-1982 By Janet B. Parks et al.
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Forward Falcons documents the history of Bowling Green State University women's sports from 1914 to 1982, the year that BG's women's intercollegiate sports were incorporated into the NCAA. During... More > these earlier years, women coached most of the teams, and organizations composed primarily of women set the program standards. The first chapter provides an overview of women's collegiate sport in the 20th century, both nationally and at BGSU. This chapter is followed by separate chapters about the 13 BGSU teams that enjoyed varsity status at any time through 1982. Other chapters highlight memories and legacies of former participants, as well as the 2005 Leadership Years Celebration and Title IX conference held at BGSU. Reminiscences from athletes, coaches, officials and administrators are woven throughout all chapters, along with numerous photographs and clippings.< Less
Forward Falcons: Women's Sports at Bowling Green State University, 1914-1982 By Janet B. Parks et al.
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Forward Falcons documents the history of Bowling Green State University women’s sports from 1914 to 1982, the year that BG’s women’s intercollegiate sports were incorporated into... More > the NCAA. During these earlier years, women coached most of the teams, and organizations composed primarily of women set the program standards. The first chapter provides an overview of women’s collegiate sport in the 20th century, both nationally and at BGSU. This chapter is followed by separate chapters about the 13 BGSU teams that enjoyed varsity status at any time through 1982. Other chapters highlight memories and legacies of former participants, as well as the 2005 Leadership Years Celebration and Title IX conference held at BGSU. Reminiscences from athletes, coaches, officials and administrators are woven throughout all chapters, along with numerous photographs and clippings. Forward Falcons is also available on CD on this site.< Less
The Canadian Non-Sports Catalogue: Vintage Cards and Related Premiums Issued in Canada, 1875-1975 By John Bell
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The Canadian Non-Sports Catalogue: Vintage Cards and Related Premiums Issued in Canada, 1875-1975 is an authoritative guide to more than 1200 vintage non-sports sets issued in Canada with tobacco,... More > candy, gum, cereal, tea, and a wide array of other products. In addition to a listing of card and premium sets by title, the book includes an index by issuer, a brief history of Canadian non-sports cards, and a bibliography. The text is accompanied by 200 illustrations.< Less
A History of Canadian Cricket: An Immigrant's Game? By Patrick Adams
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A book on the history of Canadian cricket from the early nineteenth century to the participation in the recent cricket world cups with a particular focus on the role played by immigrants.
A History of Canadian Cricket: An Immigrant's Game? By Patrick Adams
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A book on the history of Canadian cricket from the early nineteenth century to the participation in the recent cricket world cups with a particular focus on the role played by immigrants.
African American Baseball, A Short History By Sherman DeBrosse
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African Americans have played serious baseball since the sport became popular in the United States. When excluded from "Organized Baseball," they had their own professional teams and... More > leagues and rendered remarkable performances on the field. This work also deals with the reintegration of baseball and the African American contribution to the sport.< Less
The History of NHRA Pro Stock (hardcover) By NHRA Publications
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No collection of a true student of the sport will be complete without The History of NHRA Pro Stock. From the achievements of pioneers such as Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins and the famed Sox... More > & Martin through season after season of utter domination by Bob Glidden to today’s six-second, 210-mph factory hot rods, The History of NHRA Pro Stock guides readers through the years of milestones, groundbreaking technology, and career turning points in this fascinating segment of NHRA competition. 240 historical photographs. 86 pages. Also available in softcover. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to NHRA in the Community Charities.< Less
The Falsification of History: Our Distorted Reality By John Hamer
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This book relates the current, insidious plight facing the human race as a direct result of a grand deception that has been imposed upon it for tens of thousands of years if not longer. This has been... More > perpetrated by the systematic, ongoing falsification of history in much the same way as perpetrated by the powers that be in the suspiciously prophetic novel ‘1984’, by George Orwell. We have all been deceived on a monumental scale by a tiny clique of people who by their own birthright and bloodlines absolutely believe that they have the divine right to rule over us by whatever method best suits their purposes. In order to achieve this they have lied, deceived, murdered and even committed genocide down the millennia in an attempt to bring their ultimate goal to fruition. Find out about the use of drugs, vaccinations, micro-chipping, mind control, trans-humanism and 24/7 distractions such as non-stop sports, entertainments and the invasive ‘celebrity culture’ that attempts to pervade our whole lives.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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