Historical Dictionary of Ice Hockey (Historical Dictionaries by Laurel Zeisler

By Laurel Zeisler

The earliest different types of ice hockey constructed over the centuries in different chilly climate nations. within the seventeenth century, a online game just like hockey used to be performed in Holland identified as kolven. But the trendy recreation of ice hockey arose from the efforts of faculty scholars and British infantrymen in jap Canada within the mid-19th century. on account that then, ice hockey has moved from local lakes and ponds to foreign competitions, akin to the Summit sequence and the iciness Olympics.

Historical Dictionary of Ice Hockey traces the historical past and evolution of hockey usually, in addition to person themes, from their beginnings to the current, via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary has greater than six hundred cross-referenced entries at the gamers, normal managers, managers, coaches, and referees, in addition to entries for groups, leagues, ideas, and statistical different types. This e-book is a superb entry aspect for college students, researchers, and someone desirous to be aware of extra approximately ice hockey.

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