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Kirtland Community College Library GV 721.5 .G88 2002 30775305532260 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0252027256
  • ISBN: 9780252027253
  • ISBN: 0252070461
  • ISBN: 9780252070464
  • Physical Description: print
    x, 214 pages, [22] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The baron's dream -- Growing pains and increasing success -- The games reach maturity -- The most controversial Olympics -- Destruction and recovery -- In the shadow of the Cold War -- The era of (relative) good feelings -- Organizational strains -- A time of troubles -- The era of the boycott -- Calgary and Seoul, but not Pyongyang -- Juan Antonio Samaranch as CEO -- After the Cold War.
Summary, etc.: Traces the history of the modern Olympics from 1896 to 2000, contrasting the ideal of the game with the often politicized reality.
Subject: Olympics History
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