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Naismith, James 1861-1939

Overview
Works: 111 works in 189 publications in 2 languages and 5,042 library holdings
Genres: History  Periodicals  Rules 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: GV885, 796.323
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Basketball : its origin and development by James Naismith( Book )

32 editions published between 1894 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Naismith was teaching physical education at the Young Men's Christian Association Training College in Springfield, Massachusetts, and felt discouraged because calisthenics and gymnastics didn't engage his students. One evening he worked out the fundamentals of a game that would quickly catch on. "Basketball: Its Origin and Development" was written by the inventor himself, who was inspired purely by the joy of play. Naismith, born in northern Ontario in 1861, gave up the ministry to preach clean living through sport. He describes Duck on the Rock, a game from his Canadian childhood, the creative reasoning behind his basket game, the eventual refinement of rules and development of equipment, the spread of amateur and professional teams throughout the world, and the growth of women's basketball. -- From publisher's description
Physical education( )

in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cyclic peptides : from bioorganic synthesis to applications( )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides the reader with a comprehensive view of the state-of-the-art of cyclic peptides, from construction to utility in biology and drug discovery
Rules for basket ball by James Naismith( Book )

8 editions published between 1892 and 1983 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basketball's origins : creative problem solving in the gilded age by James Naismith( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basukettobōru( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Golden jubilee of basketball souvenir magazine( Book )

1 edition published in 1941 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Christian's heritage by George Hall( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Messages delivered by the authors at a conference on "The Christian's heritage" in 1995 have been adapted for this book on the Brethren movement
Fundamentals of basketball by James Naismith( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

BASKET BALL (CLASSIC REPRINT) by James Naismith( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rules for basket ball( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Naismith collection by D. N Diedrich( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This collection contains correspondence, speeches, ephemera, and photographs related to James Naismith, the inventor of basketball. Naismith's incoming correspondence includes letters about the history of basketball in locations across Canada and the United States, and his typed speech notes primarily concern the relationship between athletics, morality, and religion
How basketball started and why it grew so fast by James Naismith( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

An improved basis for judging and comparing the physical development of children by James Naismith( Book )

1 edition published in 1930 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Basket ball for 1893 by James Naismith( Book )

1 edition published in 1892 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

[Personal papers of James Naismith] by James Naismith( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The application of the fragment-based screening approach to RmlA protein and PA1645 structure by Wassila Abdelli Boulkeroua( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Physical education, volume 1 by James Naismith( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Corrigendum: A Unique Tryptophan C-Prenyltransferase from the Kawaguchipeptin Biosynthetic Pathway( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

James Naismith's founding rules of basketball : 10 December 2010( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Basketball : its origin and development
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The man who invented basketball : James Naismith and his amazing gameJames Naismith : the man who invented basketballBasketball : its origin and development
Alternative Names
Ceyms Neysmit

Džeimss Neismits

Džejms Nejsmit

James Naismith amerikansk idrottstränare och upphovsman till basketsporten

James Naismith Canadees uitvinder (1861-1939)

James Naismith insegnante, allenatore di pallacanestro e inventore canadese

James Naismith insegnante, allenatore di pallacanestro e inventore di nazionalità canadese

James Naismith kanadano; fondinto de basketbalo

James Naismith kanadischer Arzt und Pädagoge sowie Erfinder der Sportart Basketball

James Naismith lekarz kanadyjski, twórca zasad koszykówki

Τζέιμς Νάισμιθ

Джеймс Нейсмит

Джеймс Нейсміт

Нейсмит, Джеймс

Џејмс Нејсмит

Ҷеймс Нейсмит

Ջեյմս Նեյսմիթ

ג'יימס נייסמית'

جيمس نايسميث

جیمز نای‌اسمیت

ஜேம்ஸ் நெய்ஸ்மித்

เจมส์ ไนสมิท

제임스 네이스미스

ジェームズ・ネイスミス

ネイスミス, J

占士·納史密夫

詹姆士·奈史密斯

詹姆斯·奈史密斯

Languages
English (108)

Japanese (5)