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Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement epub

by John E. Findling,Kimberly D. Pelle


Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement epub

ISBN: 0275976599

ISBN13: 978-0275976590

Author: John E. Findling,Kimberly D. Pelle

Category: Reference

Subcategory: Encyclopedias & Subject Guides

Language: English

Publisher: Greenwood (January 1, 2005)

Pages: 640 pages

ePUB book: 1358 kb

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In this, an Olympic year, the Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement is a timely offering.

In this, an Olympic year, the Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement is a timely offering. This work is an update of their Historical Dictionary of the Modern Olympic Movement (Greenwood, 1996) and features new material, including articles on the 2002 through 2010 games. As with the 1996 text, the purpose is to examine "the historical context in which the modern Olympic Games have taken place. The volume focuses on the nonathletic facets of the games, including history, finances, and politics.

John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle. JOHN E. FINDLING is Professor of History at Indiana University Southeast

John E. FINDLING is Professor of History at Indiana University Southeast. KIMBERLY D. PELLE is a counselor in the admissions office at Indiana University Southeast.

At the modern Olympic Games, up to and including the 2016 Summer Paralympics, 10 athletes . Pelle, Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement, Greenwood Press, 2004, ISBN 0-313-32278-3, p. 347. ^ Judd, Ron C. (2009).

At the modern Olympic Games, up to and including the 2016 Summer Paralympics, 10 athletes have died while either competing in or practicing their sport. In addition, another 14 participants have died at the Olympics from other causes; 11 of these deaths resulted from the Munich massacre of 1972. Several incidents related to the Olympics have caused the death of non-participants.

Skijoring (also Skijoering) was a demonstration sport at the 1928 Winter Olympics, held in St. Moritz, Switzerland from . Findling, John E. & Pelle, Kimberly D. (2004). Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 272. ISBN 0-313-32278-3. Moritz, Switzerland from February 11 through 19, 1928. The sole skijoring event of the Games was held on February 12, the second day of the Games. The sport of skijoring is one in which a person on skis is pulled by dogs, horses, or a form of mechanized transportation such as a snowmobile  .

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Enhanced with new illustrations, this book includes sections on both the Summer and Winter Games. Chronologically arranged entries cover each of the games, while appendixes provide further information, including details about the Olympic committees. Bibliographic information is provided with the entries, as well as in a general bibliography. Be the first to ask a question about Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement.

Findling, John E. International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 2009-11-10. Strong pull to this sport".

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by John E. Findling, Kimberly Pelle

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book Information on the winners and medals abounds, but this unique book provides information on the events surrounding the Olympics: political controversies, scandals, tragedies, economic issues, and peripheral incidents.

A quaint idea in the 1890s, the Olympic Games are now the foremost sporting event in the world. Information on the winners and medals abounds, but this unique book provides information on the events surrounding the Olympics: political controversies, scandals, tragedies, economic issues, and peripheral incidents.

John E Findling; Kimberly Pelle. This unique book provides information on the events surrounding the Olympics, such as political controversies, scandals, tragedies, economic issues, and peripheral incidents. A quaint idea in the 1890s, the Olympic Games are now the foremost sporting event in the world.

A quaint idea in the 1890s, the Olympic Games are now the foremost sporting event in the world. Information on the winners and medals abounds, but this unique book provides information on the events surrounding the Olympics: political controversies, scandals, tragedies, economic issues, and peripheral incidents. Covering specific games from the 1896 Olympics in Athens to the 2002 games in Salt Lake City, this volume also presents plans for the 2004 Athens games, 2006 Turin games, and the 2008 summer games.

A quaint idea in the 1890s, the Olympic Games are now the foremost sporting event in the world. Information on the winners and medals abounds, but this unique book provides information on the events surrounding the Olympics--political controversies, scandals, tragedies, economic issues, and peripheral incidents. Covering specific games from the 1896 Olympics in Athens to the 2002 games in Salt Lake City, this volume also presents plans for the 2004 Athens games, 2006 Turin games, and the 2008 summer games.

Enhanced with new illustrations, this book includes sections on both the Summer and Winter Games. Chronologically arranged entries cover each of the games, while appendixes provide further information, including details about the Olympic committees. Bibliographic information is provided with the entries, as well as in a general bibliography. A full subject index makes this volume the ideal reference for anyone interested in the colorful history and scope of the Olympics.

Lots and lots of behind-the-scenes informa5ion.
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