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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics

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The Olympic Games have become the single greatest festival of a universal and cosmopolitan humanity. Seventeen days of sporting competition watched and followed on every continent and in every country on the planet. Simply, the greatest show on earth. Yet when the modern games were inaugurated in Athens in 1896, the founders thought them a "display of manly virtue", an athletic celebration of the kind of amateur gentleman that would rule the world. How was such a ritual invented? Why did it prosper and how has it been so ...

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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics
2018, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393355512

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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics
2017, Pan Books, London

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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics
2016, W. W. Norton & Company

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The Games: A Global History of the Olympics
2016, Macmillan, London

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2016, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

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2016, Tantor Audio, Old Saybrook

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