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978-0-8108-8785-5 • Hardback • February 2013 • $142.00 • (£109.00)
978-0-8108-8786-2 • eBook • February 2013 • $134.50 • (£104.00)
Tomasz Malolepszy is assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Zielona Góra in Poland. A mathematician, sport historian, and statistician, he is the author of Historia Koszykówki - Mistrzostwa Europy od Szwajcarii 1935 r. do Polski 2009 r., a history of the European Basketball Championships published in his native Polish.
This book charts the growth and history of volleyball in Europe. It is largely a statistical recap of men's and women's competitions dating from the first competition of the sport in Europe in 1948 through 2012. The sport has grown in popularity across Europe over those years and today the European Championship has 55 participating nations; 16 of whom can qualify to play for the gold in the championships. The work begins with a two-page introduction to the history of the sport. . . .The bulk of the volume consists of statistics on game results, team rosters, medalists, and standings for European championship games. The work also includes a list of unique records, some of which have never been published.
— American Reference Books Annual