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The Resource Mega-events and modernity : Olympics and expos in the growth of global culture, Maurice Roche

Mega-events and modernity : Olympics and expos in the growth of global culture, Maurice Roche

Label
Mega-events and modernity : Olympics and expos in the growth of global culture
Title
Mega-events and modernity
Title remainder
Olympics and expos in the growth of global culture
Statement of responsibility
Maurice Roche
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the social history and politics of 'mega-events' from the late 19th century to the present. Case studies: 1936 Berlin Olympics, 1992 Barcelona Olympics, 1851 Crystal Palace Expo. A thoroughly new and ground-breaking analysis
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Roche, Maurice
Dewey number
306.4/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Olympics
  • Citizenship
  • Sports
  • Special events
Label
Mega-events and modernity : Olympics and expos in the growth of global culture, Maurice Roche
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Lists of tables and illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Mega-events and modernity: perspectives and themes; Mega-events and the growth of international culture; Expos and cultural power: capitalism, nationalism and imperialism; Mega-events and cultural citizenship: consumerism, inclusion/ exclusion and internationalism; The Olympics, internationalism and supernationalism: international sports events and movements in the inter-war period; Mega-events and the growth of global culture; Mega-events, cities and tourist culture: Olympics and expos
Control code
ocm52569858
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415157124
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52569858
Label
Mega-events and modernity : Olympics and expos in the growth of global culture, Maurice Roche
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Contents; Lists of tables and illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Mega-events and modernity: perspectives and themes; Mega-events and the growth of international culture; Expos and cultural power: capitalism, nationalism and imperialism; Mega-events and cultural citizenship: consumerism, inclusion/ exclusion and internationalism; The Olympics, internationalism and supernationalism: international sports events and movements in the inter-war period; Mega-events and the growth of global culture; Mega-events, cities and tourist culture: Olympics and expos
Control code
ocm52569858
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415157124
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52569858

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