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Encyclopedia of the modern Olympic movement

Author: John E Findling; Kimberly D Pelle
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
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Contains chronologically arranged entries that examine political controversies, scandals, tragedies, economic issues, and peripheral incidents related to specific games from the 1896 Olympics in Athens to the 2002 games in Salt Lake City. Includes previews of Olympics through 2008.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John E Findling; Kimberly D Pelle
ISBN: 0313322783 9780313322785 0275976599 9780275976590
OCLC Number: 52418065
Notes: Rev. and expanded ed. of: Historical dictionary of the modern Olympic movement. 1996.
Description: xl, 602 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Preface / John E. Findling and Kimberly D. Pelle --
Introduction / John A. Daly --
Prologue: The Ancient Games / Robert K. Barney --
pt. I. The Summer Games --
Olympic Games before Coubertin / Joachim K. Ruhl --
Athens 1896 / Karl Lennartz and Stephen Wassong --
Paris 1900 / Andre Drevon --
St. Louis 1904 / C. Robert Barnett --
Athens 1906 / Bill Mallon --
London 1908 / James Coates --
Stockholm 1912 / Ulf Hamilton --
Berlin 1916 / William Durick --
Antwerp 1920 / Roland Renson --
Paris 1924 / Mark Dyreson --
Amsterdam 1928 / Edward S. Goldstein --
Los Angeles 1932 / Doris Pieroth --
Berlin 1936 / Annette Hofmann and Michael Kruger --
Tokyo/Helsinki 1940 / Sandra Collins --
London 1944 / Martin Manning --
London 1948 / Norman Baker --
Helsinki 1952 / Vesa Tikander --
Melbourne 1956 / Ian Jobling --
Rome 1960 / Floris J.G. van der Merwe --
Tokyo 1964 / John Slater --
Mexico City 1968 / Joseph L. Arbena --
Munich 1972 / Maynard Brichford --
Montreal 1976 / Bruce Kidd --
Moscow 1980 / James Riordan --
Los Angeles 1984 / Wayne Wilson --
Seoul 1988 / Ron Palenski --
Barcelona 1992 / Miquel de Moragas --
Atlanta 1996 / Larry Maloney --
Sydney 2000 / Richard Cashman --
Athens 2004 / Christine Sell --
Beijing 2008 / Ying Wushanley --
pt. II. The Winter Games --
Pre-Olympic Winter Games / Yves Morales --
Chamonix 1924 / Paula D. Welch --
St. Moritz 1928 / Susan Saint-Sing --
Lake Placid 1932 / John Fea --
Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936 / Jon W. Stauff / The editors --
Sapporo/St. Moritz/Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1940 / Swantje Scharenberg --
Cortina d'Ampezzo 1944 / Astrid Engelbrecht --
St. Moritz 1948 / Janice Forsyth --
Oslo 1952 / Gordon MacDonald and Douglas Brown --
Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 / Jim Nendel --
Squaw Valley 1960 / Tim Ashwell --
Innsbruck 1964 / Carly Adams --
Grenoble 1968 / Douglas Brown and Gordon MacDonald --
Sapporo 1972 / Junko Tahara --
Innsbruck 1976 / John J. Kennedy, Jr. and Morgan Patrick --
Lake Placid 1980 / Harold E. Wilson, Jr. --
Sarajevo 1984 / Robert Dunkelberger --
Calgary 1988 / Kevin B. Wamsley --
Albertville and Savoie 1992 / Michelle Lellouche --
Lillehammer 1994 / Larry Maloney --
Nagano 1998 / Naofumi Masumoto --
Salt Lake City 2002 / Lex Hemphill --
Torino 2006 / John E. Findling --
Vancouver 2010 / Larry Maloney --
App. A. The International Olympic Committee / Dwight H. Zakus --
Demetrios Vikelas / Kimberly D. Pelle --
Pierre de Coubertin / Anthony Th. Bijkerk --
Count Henti Baillet-Latour / Edward S. Goldstein --
Sigfrid Edstrom / Edward S. Goldstein --
Avery Brundage / Robert K. Barney --
Michael Morris, Lord Killanin / Kathy L. Nichols --
Juan Antonio Samaranch / John E. Findling --
Jacques Rogge / Kimberly D. Pelle --
App. B. The U.S. Olympic Committee / Robert P. Watson and Larry Maloney --
App. C. The Olympic Games and Television / Stephen R. Wenn --
App. D. Olympic Feature Films / Scott A.G.M. Crawford --
App. E. Internet Sources on Olympism and the Olympic Games / Richard Cox.
Other Titles: Historical dictionary of the modern Olympic movement.
Responsibility: edited by John E. Findling and Kimberly D. Pelle.

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