1st Edition

A Political History Of The Olympic Games





ISBN 9780429048418
Published August 19, 2019 by Routledge
176 Pages

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The turmoil surrounding the 1980 Olympic Games, says the author, was nothing new--it was merely the most recent, and most complex, manifestation of the political content of modern sport. Despite the mythology perpetrated by Olympic publicists, the modern Olympic Games were founded with expressly political goals in mind and continue to thrive on tie