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Avery Brundage: professional amateur.

Richard L. Gibson

Avery Brundage: professional amateur.

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Published by Microform Publications, College of Health, Physical Educationand Recreation, University of Oregon in Eugene .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brundage, Avery.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis for the degree of Ph.D., Kent State University, 1976.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 microfiche (226 fr.) :
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16305136M


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