The American Society of International Law's First Century, 1906-2006
Language: en
Pages: 660
Authors: Frederic L. Kirgis
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-14 - Publisher: BRILL

From the historic launch of the organization by such luminaries as Elihu Root and Charles Evans Hughes, to the recent era when international law is more and more in the public realm, Kirgis’s book traces the evolution of the organization and its relationship to events in the United States and
A Social History of Tennis in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Robert J. Lake
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-03 - Publisher: Routledge

Winner of the Lord Aberdare Literary Prize 2015- from the British Society for Sports History. From its advent in the mid-late nineteenth century as a garden-party pastime to its development into a highly commercialised and professionalised high-performance sport, the history of tennis in Britain reflects important themes in Britain’s social
Top Dog
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Ashley Merryman, Po Bronson
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-19 - Publisher: Random House

Compete better... In a competitive situation our bodies can experience the same level of stress hormones as jumping out of a plane. Competition is often the key to outstanding achievement. But what is it that makes the difference between rising to the challenge and buckling under pressure? Using groundbreaking studies
Careers in Focus
Language: en
Pages: 193
Authors: Facts on File
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Infobase Publishing

Profiles careers as coaches and fitness professionals such as aerobics instructors, college sports coaches, dietitians and nutritionists, exercise physiologists, fitness directors, and more.
Disability, Sport and Society
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Nigel Thomas, Andy Smith
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Disability sport is a relatively recent phenomenon, yet it is also one that, particularly in the context of social inclusion, is attracting increasing political and academic interest. The purpose of this important new text – the first of its kind – is to introduce the reader to key concepts in