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The Olympic Games Explained - A Student Guide to the Evolution of the Modern Olympic Games (Paperback, New) Loot Price: R1,078
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The Olympic Games Explained - A Student Guide to the Evolution of the Modern Olympic Games (Paperback, New): Jim Parry, Vassil...

The Olympic Games Explained - A Student Guide to the Evolution of the Modern Olympic Games (Paperback, New)

Jim Parry, Vassil Girginov

Series: Student Sport Studies

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An awesome festival of sporting excellence and competition, the Olympic Games have now evolved into a major international event with great cultural, political, economic and social importance.

The Olympic Games Explained is an introductory guide to the history and meaning of the four-yearly phenomenon that is the modern Olympic Games. The book provides a comprehensive overview of 'Olympism' from its Ancient Greek origins through the beginnings of the International Olympic Committee to the global Olympic Movement in the twenty-first century.

Each chapter offers a range of study tasks and review questions to help students develop their understanding of key concepts in Olympic studies.

General

Imprint: Routledge
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: Student Sport Studies
Release date: March 2005
First published: 2005
Authors: Jim Parry • Vassil Girginov
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
Edition: New
ISBN-13: 978-0-415-34604-7
Categories: Books > Sport & Leisure > Sports & outdoor recreation > Sporting events, tours & organisations > Olympic games
LSN: 0-415-34604-5
Barcode: 9780415346047

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