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The Resource India and the Olympics, Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta

India and the Olympics, Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta

Label
India and the Olympics
Title
India and the Olympics
Statement of responsibility
Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Olympic movement, including the relevant records and statistics, provides a unique prism to understand the complex evolution of modern Indian society. Drawing on hitherto unused archival sources, this book examines the relations between India's place in the Olympic movement and the country's quest for a national and international identity
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Majumdar, Boria
Dewey number
796.48
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mehta, Nalin
Series statement
Routledge research in sport, culture and society
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olympics
  • Sports and state
  • Nationalism
  • India
Label
India and the Olympics, Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-365) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Games of self-respect : a colony at the Olympics -- 'Everyone wants a bite of the cherry' : the struggle for control of Olympic sports in India -- The golden years : 'we climb the victory stand' -- Hitler's games : Captain Dhyan Chand and Indian nationalism in the Third Reich -- The 'national' game : hockey in the life of independent India -- 'The fall of Rome' : the fall and decline of Indian hockey -- 'The big brother of Asia' : Nehruvian India, sport diplomacy and a new order -- Appu on television : the 1982 Asiad and the creation of a new Indian public -- When Olympic sports lost out : cricket, television and globalization in India -- The army, Indian-ness and sport : the nation in the Olympic ideal -- Torchbearers of a billion : India at the games
Control code
ocn609881028
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 494 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612595264
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609881028
Label
India and the Olympics, Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-365) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Games of self-respect : a colony at the Olympics -- 'Everyone wants a bite of the cherry' : the struggle for control of Olympic sports in India -- The golden years : 'we climb the victory stand' -- Hitler's games : Captain Dhyan Chand and Indian nationalism in the Third Reich -- The 'national' game : hockey in the life of independent India -- 'The fall of Rome' : the fall and decline of Indian hockey -- 'The big brother of Asia' : Nehruvian India, sport diplomacy and a new order -- Appu on television : the 1982 Asiad and the creation of a new Indian public -- When Olympic sports lost out : cricket, television and globalization in India -- The army, Indian-ness and sport : the nation in the Olympic ideal -- Torchbearers of a billion : India at the games
Control code
ocn609881028
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 494 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612595264
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609881028

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