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The Games : a global history of the Olympics / David Goldblatt.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393292770
  • Physical Description: 516 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"First published in the U.K. by Macmillan Publishers International Limited"--Title-page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [447]-490) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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 Époque -- 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.
Summary, etc.:
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 Games—by one of the most celebrated sportswriters of our time," -- NoveList.
Subject: Olympics > History.

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