Splendid is the Sun: The 5,000 Year History of Hockey

Splendid is the Sun: The 5,000 Year History of Hockey
Author: George Robert Fosty
Language English
Pages: 261
ISBN10: 0965116816
Genre: Uncategorized
Goodreads Rating: 3.62
ISBN13: 9780965116817
Published: August 24th 2003 by Stryker-Indigo Publishing Company, Inc.

A 5000 year history, from 2500 BC to 1972, Splendid Is The Sun ranks as one of the greatest hockey histories ever written. A groundbreaking work, rich in research and detail. Splendid Is The Sun covers the roots of hockey from ancient times, through both World Wars, and the Cold War, documenting the growth of American, Canadian, and Russian hockey culminating in the 1972 Canada-Russia hockey showdown. A monumental history that is truly one-of-a-kind.

Notable Topics Include: +Origins of Hockey. +European and North American history and development. +Birth of Professional Hockey. +Nationalism and International Play. +Rise of Russian hockey. +1960 U.S.A. Olympic Gold. +1972 Canada-Russia.