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  • Paperback: 424 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (27 April 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1138853666
  • ISBN-13: 978-1138853669
  • Product Dimensions: 18.9 x 2.4 x 24.6 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,927,570 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

J.A. Mangan is Emeritus Professor, University of Strathclyde, UK, FRHS, FRAI, D. Litt.(Durham) and Founding Editor of the International Journal of the History of Sport and the book series Sport in the Global Society. He is editor of Beijing 2008: Preparing for Glory, Chinese Challenge in the ‘Chinese’ Century (with Dong Jinxia) and Post-Beijing 2008: Geopolitics, Sport and the Pacific Rim (with Fan Hong) and other publications on the Olympics published by Routledge.

Mark Dyreson is Professor of Kinesiology and History at the Pennsylvania State University, USA, a former president of the North American Society for Sport History, and the author of several books on the history of sport including Crafting Patriotism for Global Domination: America at the Olympics.


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