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WWE 50

4.38 of 5 stars 4.38  ·  rating details  ·  85 ratings  ·  9 reviews
From the creators of the official "WWE Encyclopedia," "WWE 50" gives you the behind-the-scenes knowledge to become the ultimate WWE fan!

Learn the Real Story Behind Key Events in WWE History: The split from the National Wrestling Alliance. Controversial figures and events from all eras. National expansion and the perilous risk involved. The legal and financial strife that n
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published March 31st 2014 by BradyGames DK Style
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World Wrestling Entertainment just surpassed their fiftieth anniversary and what better way to celebrate their history than with a massive coffee table book! Author Kevin Sullivan (no, not that Kevin Sullivan) takes the reader from the promotion’s early beginnings as Capitol Wrestling Corporation to the boom period of the 1980s, to the envelope-pushing programming of the late 1990s, all the way to the global media presence they are today.

Full color splash photos coupled with rare shots of items
Theo Girvan
Vincent Kennedy McMahon
I bought this book on a whim at a bookstore. I was chasing my 1.5 year old son through the store when the big shiny golden "WWE" logo on the cover caught my eye. So the book's cover definitely is eye catching, and the inside is just nice to look at. There are tons of big colorful pictures throughout. Some picture choices and locations do seem somewhat arbitrary, though, as they don't always add anything to the words and only feel loosely connected. The huge page size adds to the epic feel of the ...more
Would loved to have seen a full memorial section, although it did mention Chris Benoit and Owen Hart. A must see book for wrestling fans!
It really is interesting, but of course you get a somewhat skewed view as to what happened. I particularly liked the quotes from different wrestlers/personalities talking about particular things as they actually had some negative things to say where it was warranted. If you're a big wrestling fan, check it out. I personally prefer the Midnight Express Scrapbook though.
Ben Atwood
Interesting history on WWE

Great starting point for those looking to get a brief and picturesque overview of WWE history. invested fans will get a kick out of it for sure.
Steven Spoelstra
I've been a fan for thirty years so this one was a shoe in for me. Great pictures and stories.
John Smith
Pretty good overview of the history of WWE.
WWE are 50 years old and have brought this Excellent (Giant) Book out to celebrate the history. To look back and review the last 50 years.
This is a little Guilty pleasure for me and I Really enjoyed looking and reading through this book.
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