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America's first Olympics : the St. Louis games of 1904

Author: George R Matthews
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 2005
Series: Sports and American culture series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although the 1904 Olympic games were awarded to Chicago, St. Louis wrestled them from the rival city against the wishes of International Olympic Committee President Pierre de Coubertin. His memoirs  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George R Matthews
ISBN: 0826215882 9780826215888
OCLC Number: 474728380
Description: ix, 242 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A tale of two cities --
The ghost of Plato --
Transfer accepted --
St. Louis Olympian games --
Place in history.
Series Title: Sports and American culture series
Responsibility: George R. Matthews

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