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Global Olympics : historical and sociological studies of the modern games

Author: Kevin Young; Kevin B Wamsley
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Oxford : Elsevier JAI, ©2005.
Series: Research in the sociology of sport, v. 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Draws together international scholars on issues that emerge from ancient Olympic contests, and over one hundred years of modern Olympic history, with varied perspectives, while encompassing an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Young; Kevin B Wamsley
ISBN: 9780762311811 0762311819
OCLC Number: 62133166
Description: xxv, 311 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Coubertin's Olympic games : the greatest show on earth / Kevin B. Wamsley and Kevin Young --
From Olympia 776 BC to Athens 2004 : the origin and authenticity of the modern Olympic games / David Young --
The Olympic games experience : origins and early challenges / Douglas A. Brown --
The Nazi Olympics of 1936 / Arnd Krüger --
The Cold War games / Cesar R. Torres and Mark Dyreson --
Amateurism, high-performance sport, and the Olympics / Hart Cantelon --
Olympic men and women : the politics of gender in the modern games / Kevin B. Wamsley and Gertrud Pfister --
International politics and Olympic governance / Bruce Houlihan --
'Another world is possible' : recapturing alternative Olympic histories, imagining different games / Bruce Kidd --
The five rings and the small screen : television, sponsorship, and new media in the Olympic movement / Garry Whannel --
The commercialisation of the Olympics : cities, corporations, and the Olympic commodity / Alan Tomlinson --
Lobbying orgies : Olympic city bids in the post-Los Angeles era / Douglas Booth --
Symbols without substance : aboriginal peoples and the illusions of Olympic ceremonies / Janice Forsyth and Kevin B. Wamsley --
Olympic drug testing : an interpretive history / John Hoberman --
Political violence, terrorism, and security at the Olympic games / Michael Atkinson and Kevin Young.
Series Title: Research in the sociology of sport, v. 3.
Responsibility: edited by Kevin Young, Kevin B. Wamsley.

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