The making of modern Olympic cities
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The making of modern Olympic cities critical concepts in urban studies by John Robert Gold

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Published by Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English


  • Planning,
  • Management,
  • Olympics,
  • City planning,
  • Municipal government,
  • Municipal services,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by John R. Gold and Margaret M. Gold
LC ClassificationsHT166 .M24618 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25156753M
ISBN 109780415553513, 9780415553520, 9780415553537, 9780415553544, 9780415553551
LC Control Number2011047568

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But in Coubertin founded the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and began planning the first modern Olympiad. The first modern Olympic Games were held in in Athens, Greece — a fitting place to rekindle the spirit of the early Greek Games. Coubertin remained president of the International Olympic Committee until The Making of Olympic Cities - CRC Press Book In the first forty or so years following its revival at the end of the nineteenth century, the burdens placed on cities hosting a modern Olympic Games were relatively modest. Enter Olympic Cities: and the Remaking of London, a fascinating collection of essays it represents one of the best attempts yet to make sense of the role and meaning of the modern Olympic Games - that is, to situate their significance in the economic, political and cultural context of . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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