Sports, virtues and vices morality plays by M. J. McNamee

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sports -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Sports -- Philosophy,
  • Sportsmanship

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-231) and index.

Book details

StatementMike McNamee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV706.3 .M386 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 236 p. ;
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20754406M
ISBN 100415194091, 0203090101
ISBN 109780415194082, 9780415194099, 9780203090107
LC Control Number2007047175

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