Olympics by Allen Guttmann
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By Allen Guttmann

The Olympics

A History of the Modern Games 2nd Revised edition

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Olympics by Allen Guttmann

Book Description

Discusses the intended and actual meaning of the modern Olympic Games

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780252070464
ISBN-10: 0252070461
Format: Paperback
(5830mm x 3895mm x 19mm)
Pages: 248
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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