Professional Wrestling in the Pacific Northwest: A History, 1883 to the Present
McFarland, 12 okt. 2017 - 230 sidor
Introduced in the Pacific Northwest in 1883, professional wrestling has a long and storied history in the region and has contributed significantly to Northwest culture. This entertaining account of the wrestling industry in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia provides a detailed look at more than 130 years of events in the ring and behind the scenes. The author draws connections between developments in wrestling and the changing identity of the Pacific Northwest.
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10 New Home of Portland Wrestling
11 Life of an Outlaw Territory 19731975
12 The Tomko Takeover
13 Portland Wrestlings Last Hurrah
14 British Columbia 19892017
The Last Two Decades
16 Another 130 years?
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