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Beijing's games : what the Olympics mean to China

Author: Susan Brownell
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2008.
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Brownell, Susan.
Beijing's games.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2008
(OCoLC)608463505
Online version:
Brownell, Susan.
Beijing's games.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2008
(OCoLC)608483756
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Brownell
ISBN: 9780742556409 0742556409 9780742556416 0742556417
OCLC Number: 173243758
Description: xv, 213 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: What the Olympic games mean to China --
Europe and the people without sport history, or what hosting the Olympic games means to China --
The clash of cultures : martial arts and Olympic sports --
Symbols of state power : stadiums and national identity in Beijing --
What women's sports mean to China --
Mixing sport and politics : China and the International Olympic Committee --
"China bashing" at the Olympic Games : why the Cold War continues in sport journalism --
Will the Olympics change China, or will China change the Olympics?
Responsibility: Susan Brownell.
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This book is very good reading. Through the pages of Beijing's Games, you will learn more about this Olympic's history, host country, host city, and invitation to be the 'people's Olympics.' Midwest Read more...

 
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