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Olympic politics (2.ed.) [Athens to Atlanta 1896-1996]

Author: Christopher R Hill
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Examines the politics behind 100 years of Olympic history, from Baron de Coubertin's revival of the Games to Atlanta in 1996. The author asks who holds power within it, how it is financed and how the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher R Hill
ISBN: 0719044510 9780719044519
OCLC Number: 769692645
Description: 283 s
Contents: Baron Pierre de Coubertin and the revival of the Games; the primacy of politics in the Olympic movement; power and authority in the Olympic movement; financing the Games; bidding for the Games - the British experience; the Moscow Games of 1980; the Los Angeles Games of 1984; the Seoul Games of 1988; the Barcelona Games of 1992; South Africa and the Olympic Games; Atlanta 1996; the Olympics in the third millennium.
Responsibility: Christopher R. Hill.


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