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  • Author:
    Garry Whannel,John Horne
  • ISBN:
    0415558352
  • ISBN13:
    978-0415558358
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    Routledge; 1 edition (August 29, 2011)
  • Pages:
    256 pages
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Personal Name: Horne, John, 1955-. Publication, Distribution, et. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York Includes bibliographical references and index.

Personal Name: Horne, John, 1955-. Personal Name: Whannel, Garry. Rubrics: Olympics History. Download now Understanding the Olympics John Horne and Garry Whannel. Download PDF book format. Download DOC book format.

John Horne is in the Deparment of Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Studies, Universtiy of Edinburgh. Alan Tomlinson is at the Chelsea School, University of Brighton. Библиографические данные.

Understanding the Olympics is essential reading for anybody with an interest in the Olympics or the wider relationship between sport and society. John Horne, Garry Whannel. Place of Publication. Taylor & Francis Ltd. ISBN-10. 97 black & white illustrations, 52 black & white tables, 44 black & white halftones, 1 black & white line drawings.

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Understanding the Olympics Horne John Taylor&Francis 9780415558365 : The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event on earth, with television audiences measured in billions. No other book offers such a comprehensive and thoughtful introduction to the Olympic Games and is therefore essential reading for anybody with an interest in the Olympics or the wider relationship between sport and society.

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Understanding the Olympics - eBook. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. Understanding the Olympics - eBook. The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event in the world, with billions of viewers across the globe.

Understanding the Olympics answers all of these questions, and more . Garry Whannel is Professor of Media Cultures at the University of Bedfordshire, UK.

Understanding the Olympics answers all of these questions, and more, by exploring the full social, cultural, political, historical and economic context to the Olympic Games. It traces the history of the Olympic movement from its origins in ancient Greece, through its revival in the nineteenth century, to the modern mega-event of today.

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How can the Olympics help us to understand the relationship between sport and society? What will be the impact and legacy of the Olympics after Tokyo in 2020? Understanding the Olympic.

The Olympic Games is unquestionably the greatest sporting event on earth, with television audiences measured in billions of viewers. By what process did the Olympics evolve into this multi-national phenomenon? How can an understanding of the Olympic Games help us to better understand international sport and society? And what will be the true impact and legacy of the London Olympics in 2012?

Understanding the Olympics answers all of these questions, and more, by exploring the full social, cultural, political, historical and economic context to the Olympic Games. It traces the history of the Olympic movement from its origins in ancient Greece, through its revival in the nineteenth century, to the modern mega-event of today. The book introduces the reader to all of the key themes in contemporary Olympic Studies, including:

Olympic politics nationalism and internationalism access and equity festival and spectacle urban development political economy processes of commercialization the Olympics and the media Olympic futures.

Written to engage and inform, the book includes illustrations, information boxes, chronologies, glossaries and ‘Olympic Stories’ in every chapter. No other book offers such a comprehensive and thoughtful introduction to the Olympic Games andis thereforeessential reading for anybody with an interest in the Olympics or the wider relationship between sport and society.