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The Resource A sporting nation : celebrating Australia's sporting life, compiled and edited by Paul Cliff ... with additional contributions by Marlene Mathews, Eric Rolls and Marion Halligan

A sporting nation : celebrating Australia's sporting life, compiled and edited by Paul Cliff ... with additional contributions by Marlene Mathews, Eric Rolls and Marion Halligan

Label
A sporting nation : celebrating Australia's sporting life
Title
A sporting nation
Title remainder
celebrating Australia's sporting life
Statement of responsibility
compiled and edited by Paul Cliff ... with additional contributions by Marlene Mathews, Eric Rolls and Marion Halligan
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Sport across it's whole array - for competitor and spectator, from suburban backyard to Olympic field - has traditionally been recognised as a defining element of national life. In paying homage to Australia's sporting culture, the present work brings together a broad sampling from across the National Library of Australia's Collection." ; includes brief references to Aboriginal athletes, Evonne Cawley, Tony Mundie and the 1868 Aborignal cricket team
Additional physical form
Available online at the National Library of Australia website http://www.nla.gov.au/pub/ebooks.html
Cataloging source
ANL
Dewey number
796/.0994
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
LC call number
GV675
LC item number
.S67 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-
  • 1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rolls, Eric C.
  • Halligan, Marion
  • Mathews, Marlene
  • Cliff, Paul
  • National Library of Australia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mundine, Tony,
  • Cawley, Evonne
  • Sports
  • Popular culture
  • Sports
Label
A sporting nation : celebrating Australia's sporting life, compiled and edited by Paul Cliff ... with additional contributions by Marlene Mathews, Eric Rolls and Marion Halligan
Link
http://www.nla.gov.au/pub/ebooks.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Based on the National Library of Australia's Oral History, Manuscript, Pictorial, Newspaper & Microform, and Ephemera Collections."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 125
Contents
Australia at the Olympics -- Fishing -- Athletics -- Modern pentathlon -- Boxing, wrestling, martial arts, fencing -- Cricket -- Australia football, rugby union, rugby league, soccer -- Hockey, baseball and softball, billiards, golf, croquet -- Lawn bowls -- Horseracing, equestrian events, pony club -- Motor racing, road trials, motorcycles -- Water skiing and powerboating -- Snow skiing and tobogganing -- Surfboard riding, bodysurfing, life saving -- Swimming -- Basketball, netball, volleyball, squash -- Tennis -- Rowing and sculling -- Wood chopping -- Paralympics and disabled sport -- Gymnastics and body building -- Cycling -- Rock climbing and mountaineering -- Country sport -- Sports media, sports sales and promotion -- Gentler games and recreational pursuits
Control code
000020649599
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
vi, 130 p.
Isbn
9780642107046
Lccn
2002416993
Other control number
9940036
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)44839640
Label
A sporting nation : celebrating Australia's sporting life, compiled and edited by Paul Cliff ... with additional contributions by Marlene Mathews, Eric Rolls and Marion Halligan
Link
http://www.nla.gov.au/pub/ebooks.html
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Based on the National Library of Australia's Oral History, Manuscript, Pictorial, Newspaper & Microform, and Ephemera Collections."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 125
Contents
Australia at the Olympics -- Fishing -- Athletics -- Modern pentathlon -- Boxing, wrestling, martial arts, fencing -- Cricket -- Australia football, rugby union, rugby league, soccer -- Hockey, baseball and softball, billiards, golf, croquet -- Lawn bowls -- Horseracing, equestrian events, pony club -- Motor racing, road trials, motorcycles -- Water skiing and powerboating -- Snow skiing and tobogganing -- Surfboard riding, bodysurfing, life saving -- Swimming -- Basketball, netball, volleyball, squash -- Tennis -- Rowing and sculling -- Wood chopping -- Paralympics and disabled sport -- Gymnastics and body building -- Cycling -- Rock climbing and mountaineering -- Country sport -- Sports media, sports sales and promotion -- Gentler games and recreational pursuits
Control code
000020649599
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
vi, 130 p.
Isbn
9780642107046
Lccn
2002416993
Other control number
9940036
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims., ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)44839640

Library Locations

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