The Olympic Games Explained: A Student Guide to the Evolution of the Modern Olympic Games
This multidisciplinary text is a comprehensive introduction to the central themes and background of the modern Games.
The text considers a range of topics including:
Complemented by a dedicated website offering access to unique archive and other document sources, this book brings its audience the best Olympic educational expertise available.
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The idea of Olympism
Revival of the modern Olympic Games 35
The Paralympic Games 62
Olympic Marketing 98
Economic and environmental impacts of the Olympic Games 117
Organising the Olympic Games 134
Olympic politics 153