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Golf and the American Country Club (Sport and Society)

by Richard J. Moss

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leisure,
  • Golf,
  • Sociology Of Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Golf - General,
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation / Golf,
  • General,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Country clubs,
  • Social aspects,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9831136M
    ISBN 10025202642X
    ISBN 109780252026423

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