The culture and sport of skiing : from antiquity to World War II /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Allen, E. John B., 1933-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2007.
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Table of Contents:
  • Archeology and myth
  • Skis for a purpose
  • The Norwegian thrust
  • Fridtjof Nansen
  • Creating the skisport
  • The English play
  • The French worry
  • The Germans and Austrians organize
  • The ladies ski
  • The great war
  • Uneasy peace
  • Les Annees Folles
  • The winter Olympic games of Chamonix, St. Moritz, Lake Placid
  • Europeans abroad in the East
  • Europeans abroad in the Americas
  • Skiing under siege
  • The Schneider phenomenon
  • The Russo-Finnish War.