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The Olympics

A History of the Modern Games

The Olympics( )
Author: Guttmann, Allen
Series title:Illinois History of Sports Ser.
ISBN:978-0-252-07046-4
Publication Date:Sep 2002
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $59.99
Book Description:

This second edition of Guttmann's critically acclaimed history discusses the intended and actual effects of the modern Olympic Games from 1896 to 2000. The glories and fiascoes, the triumphs and tragedies--Guttmann weaves them all into a vivid and entertaining social history. As Guttmann shows, politics has always been one of the Olympics' major events. He also delves into the colorful history of the athletics, from the Paris marathon course that invited French runners to take...
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Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Olympics & Paralympics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.032 cm
Book Weight:0.37 Kilograms



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