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The Games : a global history of the Olympics, David Goldblatt

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The Games : a global history of the Olympics
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The Games : a global history of the Olympics
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David Goldblatt
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eng
Summary
  • A renowned sportswriter describes the reinvention and modern history of the Olympic Games, from its rebirth in 1896 Athens to the present, highlighting all the classic moments of highest achievement, including Jesse Owens, Nadia Comaneci, the Miracle on Ice and Usain Bolt. --Publisher's description
  • "The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic Gamesby one of the most celebrated sportswriters of our time."--NoveList
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Title
The games
Creator
Summary
The definitive sports and social history of the modern Olympic Games—by one of the most celebrated sportswriters of our time
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10516174
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
796.4809
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GV721.5
LC item number
.G615 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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a global history of the Olympics
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a global history of the Olympics
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David Goldblatt
The Games : a global history of the Olympics, David Goldblatt
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The Games : a global history of the Olympics, David Goldblatt
Publication
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"First published in the U.K. by Macmillan Publishers International Limited"--Title-page verso
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [447]-490) and index
Contents
This grandiose and salutary task : the reinvention of the Olympic Games -- All the fun of the fair : The Olympics at the end of the Belle Epoque -- Not the only game in town : the Olympics and its challengers in the 1920s -- It's showtime! : the Olympics as spectacle -- Small was beautiful : the lost worlds of the post-War Olympics -- The image is still there : spectacle versus anti-spectacle at the Games -- Things fall apart : bankruptcy, boycotts, and the end of amateurism -- Boom! : the globalization of the Olympics after the Cold War -- Going south : the Olympics in the new world order
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ocn921868930
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
516 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393292770
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2016022203
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illustrations

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