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The 1912 Stockholm Olympics : essays on the competitions, the people, the city

Author: Leif Yttergren; Hans Bolling
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : MFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This work examines the 1912 Stockholm Olympics from a variety of perspectives from different academic disciplines, exploring the preparations, organization, competitions, participants, and spectators, as well as the continuing significance of the 1912 Games to sport Sweden, the future of Olympic movement, and Swedish society"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leif Yttergren; Hans Bolling
ISBN: 9780786471317 078647131X
OCLC Number: 793581444
Description: v, 286 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Nothing New Under the Sun? Marketing the Stockholm Olympics / Hans Kjellberg --
Organizing the 1912 Games / Therese Nordlund Edvinsson --
The Jewel in the Olympic Crown: The Training Preparations and Competitions in Athletics / Leif Yttergren --
Counts and Draymen: The Swedish Participants / Ingemar Ekholm --
Gender and Class: Women on the Swedish Squad / Leif Yttergren --
Art and Sport: Different Worlds? The Art Competitions / Patrik Steorn --
Spectators at the Stockholm Games / Mats Hellspong --
Punch, Splendor and Patriotism: The Olympics Outside the Stadium / Hans Boiling --
"A New Experience in Life": The Olympics and the General Debate in the Swedish Daily Press / Jan Lindroth --
Patriotic Games as a Breakthrough for the Olympic Movement / Ansgar Molzberger --
The Results of the Competitions: The 1912 Olympic Games in Numbers / Ingemar Ekholm.
Other Titles: Stockholmsolympiaden 1912.
Responsibility: edited by Leif Yttergren and Hans Bolling.

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"This work examines the 1912 Stockholm Olympics from a variety of perspectives from different academic disciplines, exploring the preparations, organization, competitions, participants, and spectators, as well as the continuing significance of the 1912 Games to sport Sweden, the future of Olympic movement, and Swedish society"--Provided by publisher.

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