Wrestling to Rasslin: Ancient Sport to American Spectacle
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- Seller:Wisepenny Books
- Sales Rank:5,197,180
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1
- Dimensions (in):0.8 x 6.3 x 9.3
- Publication Date:August 1985
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Wrestling to Rasslin’ traces the roots of one of man’s oldest competitive sports. Beginning in sporting bars in the late 1800s and graduating to Barnum sideshow tents, wrestling has thrilled the world over with such early athletes as William Muldoon, George Hackenschmidt, and Tom Jenkins. After World War II and the advent of television, wrestling took a turn toward the dramatic, emphasizing conflicts between good and evil.
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