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The Olympics at the Millennium: Power, Politics, and the Games.

Publisher: Rutgers.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0813528194 9780813528199
OCLC Number: 840697773
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.


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