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The Olympics at the Millennium : power, politics, and the games

Author: Kay Schaffer; Sidonie Smith
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ [u.a.] : Rutgers Univ. Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the cultural politics of the Olympic Games, these essays investigate such topics as the emergence of women athletes as cultural commodities, the orchestrated spectacles of the opening and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: [études diverses]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kay Schaffer; Sidonie Smith
ISBN: 0813528194 9780813528199 0813528208 9780813528205
OCLC Number: 246995882
Description: XI, 318 S. : Ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Jewish Athletes and the "Nazi Olympics", Allen Guttmann et al; Men of the Game, Toby Miller; The Girls of Summer -Social Contexts for the "Year of the Woman" at the '96 Olympics, Leslie Heywood; "One Chromosome Too Many", Cheryl L. Cole; The Olympics of the Everyday, Kay Schaffer and Sidonie Smith; Carrying the Torch for Whom? Symbolic Power and Olympic Ceremony, Alan Tomlinson.
Responsibility: ed. by Kay Schaffer and Sidonie Smith.

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