The Ball Discovering the Object of the Game (Paperback)
|Author: John Fox|
|Inspired by the curiosity of his sports-obsessed eight-year-old son, anthropologist Fox sets off to explore the untold history of our favorite ball games, investigate their origins, and discern how the humble, ubiquitous ball has an unrivaled claim on history and passion.|
From the Publisher:
From the jungles of Mexico to the farm country of Ohio, this lively history of the ball and the evolution of human play and civilization follows the author, an anthropologist, as he embarks on a global adventure to explore the untold history of our favorite ball games. Original. 30,000 first printing.