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ALMONTE'S BROTHERS OF THE WIND: R. TAIT MCKENZIE AND JAMES NAISMITH [CANADA] Cosentino 1996 1st ed Paperback
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Canada, 1996, 1st edition. 207 pp, photos. Paperback, Fine.

The little eastern Ontario town of Almonte has produced two giants in the field of athletics. Neither was a world champion, neither was an Olympic medallist, but each in his own way transformed the sports world. 

Both were pioneers in the development of physical education as a serious academic discipline. James Naismith contributed his own invention, basketball, to the modern world. R. Tait McKenzie left a timeless legacy in his considerable body of work in bronze sculpture, especially of athletic subjects.



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