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Bearing Light

Bearing Light

Flame Relays and the Struggle for the Olympic Movement

Bearing Light( )
Editor: Macaloon, John J.
Series title:Sport in the Global Society - Contemporary Perspectives Ser.
ISBN:978-0-415-48416-9
Publication Date:Feb 2014
Publisher:Routledge
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $54.95
Book Description:

The Flame Relay and the Olympic Movementis the first book-length scholarly study in English of the contemporary Olympic flame relay. Reporting for the first time on years of intensive ethnographic research and organizational intervention, MacAloon literally follows the Olympic flame through twenty years of intercultural encounter, conflict, and negotiation. Focusing on the frequently harmonious, sometimes perilous encounters among Greek flame relay officials, cultural agents, and...
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Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Olympics & Paralympics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.5 x 9.75 Inches
Book Weight:0.8 Pounds

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