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Figure Skating : A HISTORY

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The only comprehensive history of figure skating in over forty yearsshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 177.8 x 251.46 x 25.4mm | 1,156.65g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252072863
  • 9780252072864
  • 1,495,940

About Jr. James R. Hines

James R. Hines is professor of musicology at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia, and has been skating since the 1950s.show more

Review quote

"James R. Hines has done a masterful job of explaining the origins of skating traditions throughout the world, and successfully integrates the history of the sport into a broader cultural context. He has woven together all of the sport's major developments, and highlights individuals from around the world who have contributed significantly to the artistry and athleticism of figure skating. This highly readable volume is supplemented by over 200 extraordinary photographs that capture the very essence of figure skating." Brian Alexander, Executive Director, World Figure Skating Museum and Hall of Fameshow more

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