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The Olympics : ancient and modern

Author: Joe Fullman
Publisher: London : Wayland, 2015.
Series: The Olympics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Olympics Ancient to Modern is a fascinating look at the history of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, from the first events in Ancient Greece right the way up to London 2012 and Sochi 2014. It focusses on when and where each Games has been held, and some key stats, such as how much it cost, how many athletes competed, and how many spectators came to watch. The book explains how all the Games - Summer Olympics,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joe Fullman
ISBN: 9780750295475 0750295473
OCLC Number: 930610881
Notes: Includes index.
Target Audience: For children of 9+
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 28 cm
Contents: The biggest show on Earth --
The Ancient Games --
Events at the Ancient Games --
Ancient athletes --
The modern games --
Growth of the games --
The Winter Olympics --
The Paralympics --
Troubled Games --
Women and the Olympics --
Great Olympians --
Recent successes --
Planning the games.
Series Title: The Olympics
Other Titles: Ancient and modern
Responsibility: Joe Fullman.

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The must-have book for all sports fans and budding Olympians in the run-up to Rio 2016!  Read more...

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