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The first London Olympics 1908

Author: Rebecca Jenkins
Publisher: London : Piatkus, 2008.
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A nostalgic journey back to the first London Olympics of 1908 - an amusing and thought-provoking contrast to the forthcoming London Olympics of 2012


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Jenkins
ISBN: 9780749951689 0749951680
OCLC Number: 718720159
Awards: Long-listed for William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2008
Description: 272 p. : ill
Responsibility: Rebecca Jenkins.


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Jenkins, in particular, captures the many ironies of that shambolic occasion and wittily evokes the amateurish spirit that pervaded the early Olympic movement. THE TIMES A must for Olympic-philes. Read more...

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