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Modern Olympic Games

Author: Haydn Middleton
Publisher: Oxford : Heinemann Library, 2008.
Series: Olympics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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Intended to provide training for the Beijing Olympics, this series looks at a different aspect of the Olympics and their great feats and scandals, to give readers an introduction to the world's  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Records (Sports)
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haydn Middleton
ISBN: 9780431191607 0431191603 9780431191652 0431191654
OCLC Number: 181068814
Notes: Previous edition: 1999.
Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color facsimiles, portraits (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Table of contents: Bring back the Games! --
The games roll on : 1900-1936 --
Truly global Olympics : 1948-1996 --
The 21st century --
Who gets the Games? --
Global village --
The marathon : ancient meets modern --
Which sports? --
Olympic traditions --
Men only? --
For the love of sport --
Ice-cold Olympics.
Series Title: Olympics.
Responsibility: Haydn Middleton.

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