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The A to Z of the Olympic movement

Author: Bill Mallon; Ian Buchanan
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007.
Series: A to Z guides, 26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
History
Records (Sports)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Mallon; Ian Buchanan
ISBN: 0810855747 9780810855748
OCLC Number: 152430552
Description: cxvi, 411 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Editor's Foreword Part 2 Preface Part 3 Acronyms and Abbreviations Part 4 Chronology of the Olympic Movement Part 5 Chronology of the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games Part 6 Introduction Part 7 THE DICTIONARY Part 8 Appendixes Chapter 9 A. Presidents of the International Olympic Committee Chapter 10 B. The Games of the Olympiads: Sites, Dates, Nations, and Athletes Chapter 11 C. The Olympic Winter Games: Sites, Dates, Nations, and Athletes Chapter 12 D. Members of the International Olympic Committee Chapter 13 E. Awards of the International Olympic Committee Chapter 14 F. Final Olympic Torchbearers within the Olympic Stadium Chapter 15 G. Speakers of the Olympic Oath Chapter 16 H. Official Openings of the Olympic Games Chapter 17 I. Most Olympic Medals Won: Summer, Men Chapter 18 J. Most Olympic Medals Won: Summer, Women Chapter 19 K. Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Summer, Men Chapter 20 L. Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Summer, Women Chapter 21 M. Most Olympic Medals Won: Winter, Men Chapter 22 N. Most Olympic Medals Won: Winter, Women Chapter 23 O. Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Winter, Men Chapter 24 P. Most Olympic Gold Medals Won: Winter, Women Chapter 25 Q. Positive Drug Tests at the Olympic Games Chapter 26 R. Attempts at Olympic Revival Prior to 1896 Part 27 Bibliography Part 28 About the Authors
Series Title: A to Z guides, 26.
Responsibility: Bill Mallon, with Ian Buchanan.
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...public and academic libraries will want this standard reference in order to keep current with the Olympic movement. * Booklist, 5/15/2006 * This reference provides scholars and general readers Read more...

 
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