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The Resource Onward to the Olympics : historical perspectives on the Olympic Games, edited by Gerald P. Schaus and Stephen R. Wenn

Onward to the Olympics : historical perspectives on the Olympic Games, edited by Gerald P. Schaus and Stephen R. Wenn

Label
Onward to the Olympics : historical perspectives on the Olympic Games
Title
Onward to the Olympics
Title remainder
historical perspectives on the Olympic Games
Statement of responsibility
edited by Gerald P. Schaus and Stephen R. Wenn
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
NLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wenn, Stephen R.
  • Schaus, Gerald P.
Series statement
  • Publications of the Canadian Institute in Greece =
  • Publications de l'Institut canadien en Grèce
Series volume
no. 5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olympic games (Ancient)
  • Olympics
Label
Onward to the Olympics : historical perspectives on the Olympic Games, edited by Gerald P. Schaus and Stephen R. Wenn
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Proceedings of a conference held in Waterloo, Ont., Oct. 3, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • The first Olympic Games
  • Max Nelson
  • The transformation of athletics in sixth-century Greece
  • Paul Christesen
  • The ancient Olympics and their ideals
  • Nigel B. Crowther
  • Olympic losers : why athletes who did not win at Olympia are remembered
  • Victor Matthews
  • Judges and judging at the ancient Olympic games
  • David Gilman Romano
  • Pt. I.
  • Heroic and athletic Sortition at ancient Olympia
  • Aileen Ajootian
  • Fabulous females and ancient Olympia
  • Donald G. Kyle
  • The Halma : a running or standing jump?
  • Hugh M. Lee
  • Connections between Olympia and Stymphalus
  • Gerald P. Schaus
  • Commemorative cash : the coins of the ancient and modern Olympics
  • Robert Weir
  • The Olympics in antiquity
  • Pt. II.
  • The modern Olympics
  • An overview : the Olympic Games in modern times
  • Robert K. Barney
  • Duke Kahanamoku - Olympic champion and Uncle Sam's adopted son : the cultural text of a Hawaiian conqueror
  • Jim Nendel
  • Carl Diem's inspiration for the torch relay? : Jan Wils, Amsterdam 1928, and the origin of the Olympic flame
  • Robert K. Barney and Anthony Th. Bijkerk
  • The great progression : a content analysis of the lake placid news and the Los Angeles times' treatment of the 1932 Olympics
  • Jonathan Paul
  • An overview : the ancient Olympic games through the centuries
  • Womanizing Olympic athletes : policy and practice during the avery brundage era
  • Kevin B. Wamsley
  • The bridge to change : the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games, South African apartheid policy, and the Olympic boycott paradigm
  • Courtney W. Mason
  • Splitting hairs : the struggle between the Canadian federal government and the organizing committee of the 1976 Torontolympiad concerning South African participation
  • David A. Greig
  • Juan Antonio Samaranch's score sheet : revenue generation and the Olympic movement, 1980-2001
  • Stephen R. Wenn and Scott G. Martyn
  • Olympic ideals : pragmatic method and the future of the games
  • Tim Elcombe
  • Nigel B. Crowther
  • "To construct a better and more peaceful world" or "war minus the shooting"? : the Olympic movement's second century
  • Mark Dyreson
  • Politics and the Bronze Age origins of Olympic practices
  • Senta C. German
  • Pindar, Heracles the Idaean Dactyl, and the foundation of the Olympic Games
  • Thomas K. Hubbard
Control code
10835651
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvii, 376 p.
Isbn
9780889205055
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm78042856
  • (OCoLC)78042856
  • 10835651
  • (Uk)013480388
  • (BNAtoc)V3L68683
  • (Nz)10835651
  • (OCoLC)69732768
Label
Onward to the Olympics : historical perspectives on the Olympic Games, edited by Gerald P. Schaus and Stephen R. Wenn
Publication
Note
Proceedings of a conference held in Waterloo, Ont., Oct. 3, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • The first Olympic Games
  • Max Nelson
  • The transformation of athletics in sixth-century Greece
  • Paul Christesen
  • The ancient Olympics and their ideals
  • Nigel B. Crowther
  • Olympic losers : why athletes who did not win at Olympia are remembered
  • Victor Matthews
  • Judges and judging at the ancient Olympic games
  • David Gilman Romano
  • Pt. I.
  • Heroic and athletic Sortition at ancient Olympia
  • Aileen Ajootian
  • Fabulous females and ancient Olympia
  • Donald G. Kyle
  • The Halma : a running or standing jump?
  • Hugh M. Lee
  • Connections between Olympia and Stymphalus
  • Gerald P. Schaus
  • Commemorative cash : the coins of the ancient and modern Olympics
  • Robert Weir
  • The Olympics in antiquity
  • Pt. II.
  • The modern Olympics
  • An overview : the Olympic Games in modern times
  • Robert K. Barney
  • Duke Kahanamoku - Olympic champion and Uncle Sam's adopted son : the cultural text of a Hawaiian conqueror
  • Jim Nendel
  • Carl Diem's inspiration for the torch relay? : Jan Wils, Amsterdam 1928, and the origin of the Olympic flame
  • Robert K. Barney and Anthony Th. Bijkerk
  • The great progression : a content analysis of the lake placid news and the Los Angeles times' treatment of the 1932 Olympics
  • Jonathan Paul
  • An overview : the ancient Olympic games through the centuries
  • Womanizing Olympic athletes : policy and practice during the avery brundage era
  • Kevin B. Wamsley
  • The bridge to change : the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games, South African apartheid policy, and the Olympic boycott paradigm
  • Courtney W. Mason
  • Splitting hairs : the struggle between the Canadian federal government and the organizing committee of the 1976 Torontolympiad concerning South African participation
  • David A. Greig
  • Juan Antonio Samaranch's score sheet : revenue generation and the Olympic movement, 1980-2001
  • Stephen R. Wenn and Scott G. Martyn
  • Olympic ideals : pragmatic method and the future of the games
  • Tim Elcombe
  • Nigel B. Crowther
  • "To construct a better and more peaceful world" or "war minus the shooting"? : the Olympic movement's second century
  • Mark Dyreson
  • Politics and the Bronze Age origins of Olympic practices
  • Senta C. German
  • Pindar, Heracles the Idaean Dactyl, and the foundation of the Olympic Games
  • Thomas K. Hubbard
Control code
10835651
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvii, 376 p.
Isbn
9780889205055
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm78042856
  • (OCoLC)78042856
  • 10835651
  • (Uk)013480388
  • (BNAtoc)V3L68683
  • (Nz)10835651
  • (OCoLC)69732768

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