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Lacrosse: A History of the Game
North America's Indian peoples have always viewed competitive sport as something more than a pastime. The northeastern Indians' ball-and-stick game that would become lacrosse served both symbolic and practical functions--preparing young men for war, providing an arena for tribes to strengthen alliances or settle disputes, and reinforcing religious beliefs and cultural cohe...more
Hardcover, 408 pages
Published March 14th 2002 by The Johns Hopkins University Press
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