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An approved history of the Olympic games

Author: William Mellors Henry; Patricia Henry Yeomans
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Southern California Committee for the Olympic Games, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1984 edView all editions and formats
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"In 1948, when Bill Henry published this book, it was the first definitive, documented and approved book telling the whole story of the Olympic Games. Now, upated to 1983, it is a mine of information, including the official results of each Olympiad to the first six places in every event. The book includes each celebration of the Games through the XIIIth Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid, New York and the 1980  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Records (Sports)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Mellors Henry; Patricia Henry Yeomans
ISBN: 0882842439 9780882842431 0882842552 9780882842554
OCLC Number: 10346575
Description: viii, 504 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: History of the Olympic games
Responsibility: by Bill Henry & Patricia Henry Yeomans.

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"In 1948, when Bill Henry published this book, it was the first definitive, documented and approved book telling the whole story of the Olympic Games. Now, upated to 1983, it is a mine of information, including the official results of each Olympiad to the first six places in every event. The book includes each celebration of the Games through the XIIIth Olympic Winter Games at Lake Placid, New York and the 1980 XXIInd Olympiad at Moscow. The books traces the origin of the Games back to antiquity, shows their modern beginnings in the educational reforms of Thomas Arnold at Rugby School in England..."--Flap of book jacket.

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