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Historical dictionary of the modern Olympic movement

Author: John E Findling; Kimberly D Pelle
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The foremost sporting event in the world, the Olympic Games have grown from a quaint idea in the 1890s to a major world happening. This book shows the historical context in which each of the Olympic  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
History
Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John E Findling; Kimberly D Pelle
ISBN: 0313284776 9780313284779
OCLC Number: 318020381
Description: 460 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm cm
Contents: Preface Introduction by John A. Daly Prologue: The Ancient Games by Robert K. Barney The Summer Games Athens 1896 by Joanna Davenport Paris 1900 by Reet Ann Howell and Max L. Howell St. Louis 1904 by C. Robert Barnett Athens 1906 by Karl Lennartz, translated by Stephanie L. Peters and Curtis H. Peters London 1908 by James R. Coates, Jr. Stockholm 1912 by Horst Ueberhorst Berlin 1916 by William Durick Antwerp 1920 by Roland Renson Paris 1924 by Paula D. Welch Amsterdam 1928 by Edward S. Goldstein Los Angeles 1932 by Doris Pieroth Berlin 1936 by Dietmar Herz and Angelika Altmann Tokyo/Helsinki 1940 by Jerry A. Pattengale London 1944 by Martin J. Manning London 1948 by Richard A. Voeltz Helsinki 1952 by Adam R. Hornbuckle Melbourne 1956 by Ian Jobling Rome 1960 by Eric Leslie Davies Tokyo 1964 by Mohammed B. Alam Mexico City 1968 by Joseph L. Arbena Munich 1972 by Maynard Brichford Montreal 1976 by Bruce Kidd Moscow 1980 by James Riordan Los Angeles 1984 by Wayne Wilson Seoul 1988 by Ron Palenski Barcelona 1992 by Larry Maloney Atlanta 1996 by Larry Maloney Sydney 2000 by Max L. Howell The Winter Games Chamonix 1924 by Paula D. Welch St. Moritz 1928 by Donald C. Simmons, Jr. Lake Placid 1932 by John Fea Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936 by Jon W. Stauff Sapporo/St. Moritz/Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1940 by Swantje Scharenberg Cortina d'Ampezzo 1944 by Astrid Engelbrecht, translated by Jamey J. Findling St. Moritz 1948 by Donald C. Simmons, Jr. Oslo 1952 by Gordon MacDonald and Douglas Brown Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 by Allan W. Hall Squaw Valley 1960 by Tim Ashwell Innsbruck 1964 by John J. Kennedy, Jr. Grenoble 1968 by Douglas Brown and Gordon MacDonald Sapporo 1972 by Donna Addkison-Simmons Innsbruck 1976 by John J. Kennedy, Jr. Lake Placid 1980 by John Fea Sarajevo 1984 by Robert Dunkelberger Calgary 1988 by K. B. Wamsley Albertville and Savoie 1992 by Michele Lellouche Lillehammer 1994 by Larry Maloney Nagano 1998 by John E. Findling Appendix A: The International Olympic Committee by Dwight H. Zakus Appendix A1: Demetrios Vikelas by Kimberly D. Pelle Appendix A2: Pierre de Coubertin by Ute Schwabe Appendix A3: Henri de Baillet-Latour by Edward S. Goldstein Appendix A4: Sigfrid Edstrom by Edward S. Goldstein Appendix A5: Avery Brundage by Robert K. Barney Appendix A6: Michael Morris, Lord Killanin by Kathy Nichols Appendix A7: Juan Antonio Samaranch by John E. Findling Appendix B: The United States Olympic Committee by Robert P. Watson Appendix C: Olympic Films Appendix C1: Olympic Documentary Films by Linda K. Fuller Appendix C2: Olympic Feature Films by Scott A. G. M. Crawford General Bibliography Index
Responsibility: edited by John E. Findling and Kimberly D. Pelle.

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