A History of the Modern Games 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Allen Guttmann
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Olympics by Allen Guttmann
Book DescriptionDiscusses the intended and actual meaning of the modern Olympic Games
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252070464
(5830mm x 3895mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Allen Guttmann
From Ritual to Record, Paperback (July 2004)
Originally published in 1978, this book was one of the first to recognize the importance of sports as a lens on the fundamental structure of societies. In this reissue, Guttmann emphasizes the many ways that modern sports, dramatically different from the sports of previous eras, have profoundly shaped contemporary life.
Women's Sports, Paperback (February 1992)View all books by Allen Guttmann
This study traces the development of women's sports from antiquity to the present day, focusing on the role of women's athletics in a cultural and social context. It investigates various contemporary issues, such as sexual exploitation and the feasibility of competition between men and women.
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