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0773441328

E. Lawrence Levy and Muscular Judaism, 1851-1932: Sport, Culture, and Assimilation in Nineteenth-Century Britain Together with "The Autobiography of an Athlete"

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n informative editing of Edward Lawrence Levy's (1851-1932) historical autobiography providing fascinating insight into this remarkable man. Levy is best known as a "strongman" who won amateur weightlifting championships in both British and international competitions. He was a judge at the 1896 Olympics in Athens and helped organize the gymnastics section of the 1908 Olympics in London. Levy also was a headmaster of a predominantly Jewish school in Birmingham, edited a weekly newspaper for a brewers' society, organized entertainments at the Midland Conservative Club, and wrote prolifically for newspapers on sport, theater, and music.

Product Specifications

Binding
Hardcover
CatalogNumberList
  • 0773441328
Creator
  • David M. Fahey Editor
  • Malcolm Dick Foreword
EAN
9780773441323
EANList
  • 9780773441323
Format
Import
ISBN
0773441328
ItemDimensions
  • 900 hundredths-inches
  • 125 hundredths-inches
  • 600 hundredths-inches
Label
Edwin Mellen Pr
Languages
  • English, Published English, Original Language English, Unknown
Manufacturer
Edwin Mellen Pr
MPN
bibliography, index
NumberOfPages
537
PackageDimensions
  • 125 hundredths-inches
  • 900 hundredths-inches
  • 215 hundredths-pounds
  • 600 hundredths-inches
PartNumber
bibliography, index
ProductGroup
Book
ProductTypeName
ABIS_BOOK
PublicationDate
2014-10-15
Publisher
Edwin Mellen Pr
Studio
Edwin Mellen Pr
Title
E. Lawrence Levy and Muscular Judaism, 1851-1932: Sport, Culture, and Assimilation in Nineteenth-Century Britain Together with "The Autobiography of an Athlete"
isbn-13-20
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