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Athlete first : a history of the paralympic movement

Author: Steve Bailey
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today the Paralympic Movement is recognised as a global sporting phenomenon attracting thousands of athletes from an ever-increasing number of countries. Athlete First provides a thoroughly  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Bailey
ISBN: 9780470058244 0470058242
OCLC Number: 226098633
Description: pages cm
Contents: A showcase of ability --
An air of hopelessness --
The era of development 1960 to 1980 --
Fair, not equal : 1980 to 1988 --
Building bridges not walls : 1988 to 1992 --
Spirit in motion: 1992 to 1996 --
Repair what needs repair? 1996 to 2000.
Responsibility: Steve Bailey.
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"All in all this is an indispensable guide to the labyrinthine origins of disability and Paralympic sport and this book will be an absolutely vital source text for other scholars working in this Read more...

 
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