Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement

Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement

by Bill Mallon (Author), Jeroen Heijmans (Author)

The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement presents a comprehensive history of the games from the first recorded history of the games in 776 B.C. to the present day. This is done through a chronology, forewords by Dan Jansen and Mike Krzyzewski, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, photos, and over 900 cross-referenced dictionary entries covering the history, philosophy, and politics of the Olympics and, of course, the medal winners. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Olympics.

Book details

Publication date
August 11, 2011
Publisher
Collection
Page count
622
ISBN
9780810875227
Paper ISBN
9780810872493