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Обложка книги A Century of Olympic Posters

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Margaret Timmers
A Century of Olympic Posters
As snapshots through time, Olympic posters provide a fascinating record of our world, a lens through which we can explore links between sports and art, politics and place, commerce and culture. "A Century of Olympic Posters" offers an intensely visual representation of the modern Games, and shows the evolution of the Olympic Games poster as well, from the first official poster for Stockholm in 1912 right up to the present. This diverse range of images includes official posters for the Summer and… Подробнее
Обложка книги Beijing 798: Reflections On Art, Architecture And Society In China

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Beijing 798: Reflections On Art, Architecture And Society In China
Book Description Beijing 798 is a study in contrast--one location, two milieu, fifty years apart. Reflecting on art, architecture, and society, the images and texts in this book offer a microcosm of the radical social and cultural changes that haveswept through Beijing (and for that matter China) over the last 50 years. East German-designed military factory turned contemporary art and culture center, Beijing 798 is captured in 200 vintage black and white images of the industrial space and its pr… Подробнее
Обложка книги Beijing: From Imperial Capital to Olympic City

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Lillian M. Li, Alison Dray-Novey, Haili Kong
Beijing: From Imperial Capital to Olympic City
Few world cities have a record as long, as fascinating, or as well-documented as Beijing's. A capital almost continuously for more than a thousand years, the city has been Khubilai Khan's Mongol headquarters, home to emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties, and the main stage for Communist-era achievements and upheavals. "Beijing" is the first book in English to trace this vibrant city's history from its earliest days to the present. It highlights recent changes in the city as its more than fift… Подробнее
Обложка книги Beijing's Games: What the Olympics Mean to China

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Susan Brownell
Beijing's Games: What the Olympics Mean to China
Why is hosting the Olympic Games so important to China? What is the significance of a quintessential symbol of Western civilization taking place in the heart of the Far East? Will the Olympics change China, or will China change the Olympics? Susan Brownell sets the historical and cultural contexts for the 2008 Beijing Olympics Games by placing it within the context of China's hundred-year engagement with the Olympic movement to illuminate what the Games mean to China and what the Beijing Olympic… Подробнее
Обложка книги Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games

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Tom Caraccioli and Jerry Caraccioli
Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games
With a thorough exploration of the political climate of the time and the Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan, this book describes the repercussions of Jimmy Carter's American boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow. Despite missing the games they had trained relentlessly to compete in, many U.S. athletes went on to achieve remarkable successes in sports and overcame the bitter disappointment of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity dashed by geopolitics. Издание на английском языке.… Подробнее
Обложка книги Chalked Up: Inside Elite Gymnastics' Merciless Coaching, Overzealous Parents, Eating Disorders, and Elusive Olympic Dreams

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Jennifer Sey
Chalked Up: Inside Elite Gymnastics' Merciless Coaching, Overzealous Parents, Eating Disorders, and Elusive Olympic Dreams
"Sey writes of her career in internationally competitive gymnastics, which culminated when she won the 1986 U.S. national championship at age 17. From the start Sey was an underdog, ever the second-best athlete on the team hoping to prove herself with tenacity and toughness. She endured numerous injuries - including a broken femur, which could have ended her career - as well as an eating disorder, depression, isolation and tremendous strain on her family. With each new sacrifice that her parents… Подробнее
Обложка книги China's Great Leap: The Beijing Games and Olympian Human Rights Challenges

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China's Great Leap: The Beijing Games and Olympian Human Rights Challenges
An essential book for understanding China on the cusp of the Olympics, "China's Great Leap" draws on the expertise of many of the world's leading China experts. These writers examine the People's Republic of China today as its government and 1.3 billion people prepare for the 2008 Olympic Games. When Beijing first sought the Games, China was still recovering from the upheavals of Maoist rule and adapting to a market revolution. Today China wants to engage with the outside world-while fully contr… Подробнее
Обложка книги Dishonored Games: Corruption, Money, and Greed at the Olympics

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Vyv Simson, Andrew Jennings
Dishonored Games: Corruption, Money, and Greed at the Olympics
Every four years, the Olympics are celebrated with a flood of congratulatory coverage. In all the books, articles and documentaries extolling the beauty and purity of the Olympic Ideal, only cursory notice is given to the Lausanne-based International Olympic Committee (I.O.C.) and its little known President, Juan Antonio Samaranch. "Dishonored Games" explodes the carefully cultivated image and idealistic hype behind the I.O.C. and its self-perpetuating leadership. The book reveals influence pedd… Подробнее
Обложка книги Five Ring Circus: Myths and Realities of the Olympic Games

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Christopher A. Shaw
Five Ring Circus: Myths and Realities of the Olympic Games
The shiny rings of the Olympic Games have grown tarnished over the years as doping, corruption, and other scandals rise to the surface. Those scandals are the tip of the iceberg, according to author Christopher A.Shaw, the lead spokesperson for several anti-Games groups. "Five Ring Circus" details the history of how Vancouver won the bid for the 2010 Games, who was involved, and what the real motives were. It describes the role of corporate media in promoting the Games, the machinations of gover… Подробнее
Обложка книги Going for Gold: The 2008 U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team

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Leigh Olsen
Going for Gold: The 2008 U.S. Women's Gymnastics Team
With the hottest gymnasts in the country flipping their way into the spotlight, the U.S. has the team to beat in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. After the USA's six-medal performance in 2004, the 2008 team has a lot to live up to, but they're up for the challenge! Get the inside scoop on one of the most popular summer Olympic sports with biographies on the gymnasts and information on the sport's history, events, and competition. Издание на английском языке.… Подробнее
Обложка книги History of the Olympic Games

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Constantine Sirracos
History of the Olympic Games
The immense history of the Greeks includes the development of athletic ideals that found expression during the 5th century BC in great hellenic sanctuaries of Olympia, Delphi, Isthmus, and Nemea. This book contains the complete history of the games which was finally inaugurated at 776 BC and still remains the only single event in mans history that is widely celebrated.… Подробнее
Обложка книги Inside the Olympic Industry : Power, Politics, and Activism

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Helen Jefferson Lenskyj
Inside the Olympic Industry : Power, Politics, and Activism
In a startling expos? of the Olympic industry, Helen Jefferson Lenskyj goes beyond the media hype of international goodwill and spirited competition to uncover a darker side of the global Games. She reports on the pre- and post-Olympic impacts from recent host cities, bribery investigations and their outcomes, grassroots resistance movements, and the role of the mass media in the controversy. A highly accessible book about a complex subject that touches the hearts of sports fans everywhere, Insi… Подробнее
Обложка книги Mark Spitz: The Extraordinary Life of an Olympic Champion

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Richard J. Foster
Mark Spitz: The Extraordinary Life of an Olympic Champion
Documenting his legendary performances at the 1972 Olympics - winning seven gold medals while breaking seven world records - this is the first biography to chronicle the amazing life story of renowned athlete Mark Spitz. Every aspect of his roller-coaster career is recorded, from an age-group prodigy and four-medal "flop" at the 1968 Olympics to an outstanding collegiate career at Indiana University and a gold-medal haul in 1972 followed by lucrative endorsements and an unsuccessful stint in ent… Подробнее
Обложка книги National Identity and Global Sports Events: Culture, Politics, and Spectacle in the Olympics and the Football World Cup

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Edited by Alan Tomlinson and Christopher Young
National Identity and Global Sports Events: Culture, Politics, and Spectacle in the Olympics and the Football World Cup
"National Identity and Global Sports Events" looks at the significance of international sporting events and why they generate enormous audiences worldwide. Focusing on the Olympic Games and the men's football (soccer) World Cup, the contributors examine the political, cultural, economic, and ideological influences that frame these events. Selected case studies include the 1936 Nazi Olympics in Berlin, the 1934 World Cup Finals in Italy, the unique case of the 1972 Munich Games, the transformativ… Подробнее
Обложка книги Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London

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Gavin Poynter, Iain MacRury
Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London
regeneration policies for local communities and their cultural, social and economic identities, with specific reference to east London and the Thames Gateway.… Подробнее

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J. & M. Gold
Olympic Cities: Urban Planning, City Agendas and the World's Games, 1896 to the present (Planning, History and the Environment)
"Olympic Cities" provides the first full overview of the changing relationship between cities and the Olympic events since 1896. With eighteen specially commissioned and original essays written by a team of distinguished authors from the UK and overseas, it explores the historical experience of staging the Olympics from the point of view of the host city. The first of the book's three parts provides overviews of the urban impact of the four component Olympic festivals - the Summer Games, Winter … Подробнее

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J. & M. Gold
Olympic Cities: Urban Planning, City Agendas and the World's Games, 1896 to the present (Planning, History and the Environment)
Обложка книги Olympic Dreams: China and Sports, 1895-2008

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Guoqi Xu
Olympic Dreams: China and Sports, 1895-2008
"[An] accomplished study of China and sport...Where "Olympic Dreams" scores highest is in describing and explaining the importance of the Olympic Games to China's self-esteem and its sense of belonging on the international stage, and how successive leaders have focused on the powerful political platform the event provides". Clifford Coonan "In this history of sports in China over the past century, Xu accents the cultural intertwining of athletics and politics as the country continually increases… Подробнее
Обложка книги Olympic Gymnastics: Gymnastics: Great Moments in Olympic History

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Adam B. Hofstetter
Olympic Gymnastics: Gymnastics: Great Moments in Olympic History

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Andrew Billings
Olympic Media: Inside the Biggest Show on Television' (Routledge Critical Studies in Sport)
No sporting event has a wider scope than an Olympic telecast. With this international reach comes great power and potential impact on many societies a power that many critics claim is being misused. This is the first academic text to explore TV sports media's output from this 'behind the scenes' perspective including the first scholarly interviews with the influential US broadcasters and producers and sports media professionals. This unique text examines how NBC does (or doesn't) construct its c… Подробнее
Обложка книги Olympic Turnaround: How the Olympic Games Stepped Back from the Brink of Extinction to Become the World's Best Known Brand

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Michael Payne
Olympic Turnaround: How the Olympic Games Stepped Back from the Brink of Extinction to Become the World's Best Known Brand
Higher, faster, stronger... The Olympic motto conjures images of heroes whose achievements transcended their athletic prowess, but also of tragedy and disgrace. By 1980, the modern Olympic movement was gasping for breath, bankrupt financially, politically, and culturally. But under the leadership of Juan Antonio Samaranch, and, subsequently, Jacques Rogge, the Olympics began a journey back from the brink. Michael Payne, who served as the International Olympic Committee's top marketer for over tw… Подробнее

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Paul Christesen
Olympic Victor Lists and Ancient Greek History
Обложка книги Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China

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Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China
From the moment they were announced, the Beijing Games were a major media event and the focus of intense scrutiny and speculation. In contrast to earlier such events, however, the Beijing Games are also unfolding in a newly volatile global media environment that is no longer monopolized by broadcast media. The dramatic expansion of media outlets and the growth of mobile communications technology have changed the nature of media events, making it significantly more difficult to regulate them or c… Подробнее