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Swifter, higher, stronger : a photographic history of the Summer Olympics

Author: Sue Macy
Publisher: Washington : National Geographic, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : Updated editionView all editions and formats
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Looks at the history of the Olympic Games, from their origins in ancient Greece, through their rebirth in nineteenth-century France, to the present, highlighting the contributions of individuals to the Games' success and popularity.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Macy
ISBN: 9781426302909 1426302908
OCLC Number: 1005460527
Notes: "Updated for the 2008 summer Olympics"--Cover.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations, map.
Responsibility: by Sue Macy ; foreword by Bob Costas.

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Looks at the history of the Olympic Games, from their origins in ancient Greece, through their rebirth in nineteenth-century France, to the present, highlighting the contributions of individuals to the Games' success and popularity.

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