❮Download❯ ➾ Rugged Game ➹ Author C. Nathan Hatton – Thomashillier.co.uk This book details the rich history of both amateur and professional wrestling from the late 1800s to 1933 in the Lakehead Ontario region There was a real heyday for wrestling between the early 1880s a This book details the rich history of both amateur and professional wrestling from the late s to in the Lakehead Ontario region There was a real heyday for wrestling between the early s and into the early to mid s which included the development of catch as catch can wrestling the precursor to modern freestylefolkstyle wrestling There were also numerous grassroots wrestling clubs and organizations including many based in working class organizations such as the Finnish Labour Temple the Communist Party of Canada and the Industrial Workers of the World IWW The book details the relation of the growth of wrestling in the region to the growth of the economy industry and trade as well as the accompanying national and ethnic tensions and disputes.
- 198 pages
- Rugged Game
- C. Nathan Hatton
- 08 February 2015 C. Nathan Hatton