More than medals : a history of the Paralympics and disability sports in postwar Japan (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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More than medals : a history of the Paralympics and disability sports in postwar Japan

Author: Dennis J Frost
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis J Frost
ISBN: 9781501753084 1501753088
OCLC Number: 1255873557
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Paralympic Movement in Japan: An Imperfect Success Story1. Tokyo's Other Games: The Origins and Impact of the 1964 Paralympics2. Lost Games: The Far East and South Pacific (FESPIC) Games for the Disabled, 1975-20063. Japan's "Cradle of Disability Sports": Oita and the International Wheelchair Marathon, 1981-4. A Turning Point: The 1998 Winter Paralympics in Nagano5. Athletes First: Preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Paralympic GamesCoda: The 2021 Problem
Responsibility: Dennis J. Frost.

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"More Than Medals is an excellent and well-researched book which will speak to many readers, and which breaks ground in the study of disability sports - not solely in Japan or Asia, but in general!" Read more...

 
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