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Love game : a history of tennis, from Victorian pastime to global phenomenon / Elizabeth Wilson.

Wilson, Elizabeth, 1936- author. (Author).
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 796.342 WIL (Text) 37323005263093 NONFIC Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette 796.342 WIL (Text) 31951004114010 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780226371283
  • ISBN: 022637128X
  • Physical Description: viii, 342 pages illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The game of love -- A leisured class -- Healthy excitement and scientific play -- Real tennis and the scoring system -- The growth of a sporting culture -- On the Riviera -- What's wrong with women? -- A match out of Henry James -- The lonely American -- The four musketeers -- Working-class heroes -- Tennis in Weimar and after -- As a man grows older -- Three women -- This sporting life -- Home from the war -- Gorgeous girls -- Opening play -- Those also excluded -- Tennis meets feminism -- That's entertainment -- Bad behaviour -- Corporate tennis -- Women's power -- Vorsprung durch Technik -- Celebrity stars -- Millennium tennis -- The rhetoric of sport -- Back to the future.
Subject: Tennis > History.

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