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Understanding the Olympics, John Horne and Garry Whannel

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Understanding the Olympics
Title
Understanding the Olympics
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John Horne and Garry Whannel
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1955-
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Horne, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Whannel, Garry
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  • Olympics
  • Olympic Games
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Understanding the Olympics, John Horne and Garry Whannel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. I THE OLYMPICS AND LONDON -- 1. London, the Olympics and the road to 2012 -- 2. The IOC and the bidding process -- 3. Television and the commercialisation of the Olympics -- pt. II FROM OUT OF THE PAST -- 4. Reviving the Olympics -- 5. From world's fairs to mega-events -- pt. III THE SPECTACLE OF MODERNITY: TOWARDS A POSTMODERN WORLD? -- 6. The internationalist spirit and national contestation -- 7. Politics and the Olympics -- 8. Festival, spectacle, carnival and consumption -- 9. Level playing fields -- 10. The Olympics and urban development: imagining and engineering cities and sport spectacles
Control code
ocn635487904
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 239 p.
Isbn
9780415558365
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2011002138
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)635487904
Label
Understanding the Olympics, John Horne and Garry Whannel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
pt. I THE OLYMPICS AND LONDON -- 1. London, the Olympics and the road to 2012 -- 2. The IOC and the bidding process -- 3. Television and the commercialisation of the Olympics -- pt. II FROM OUT OF THE PAST -- 4. Reviving the Olympics -- 5. From world's fairs to mega-events -- pt. III THE SPECTACLE OF MODERNITY: TOWARDS A POSTMODERN WORLD? -- 6. The internationalist spirit and national contestation -- 7. Politics and the Olympics -- 8. Festival, spectacle, carnival and consumption -- 9. Level playing fields -- 10. The Olympics and urban development: imagining and engineering cities and sport spectacles
Control code
ocn635487904
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xvi, 239 p.
Isbn
9780415558365
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
2011002138
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)635487904

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