Wrestling to Rasslin: Ancient Sport to American Spectacle Gerald Morton

ISBN: 9780879723231

Published: August 28th 1985

Hardcover

169 pages


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Wrestling to Rasslin: Ancient Sport to American Spectacle  by  Gerald Morton

Wrestling to Rasslin: Ancient Sport to American Spectacle by Gerald Morton
August 28th 1985 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 169 pages | ISBN: 9780879723231 | 5.39 Mb

Wrestling to Rasslin traces the roots of one of mans oldest competitive sports. Beginning in sporting bars in the late 1800s and graduating to Barnum sideshow tents, wrestling has thrilled the world over with such early athletes as WilliamMoreWrestling to Rasslin traces the roots of one of mans oldest competitive sports. Beginning in sporting bars in the late 1800s and graduating to Barnum sideshow tents, wrestling has thrilled the world over with such early athletes as William Muldoon, George Hackenschmidt, and Tom Jenkins.

After World War II and the advent of television, wrestling took a turn toward the dramatic, emphasizing conflicts between good and evil.



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