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Olympism: The Global Vision: From Nationalism to Internationalism
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Olympism: The Global Vision: From Nationalism to Internationalism (Hardback)

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The collection starts from the premise that Olympism and the Olympic Games make sense only when they are placed within the broader national, colonial and post colonial contexts and argues that sport not only influences politics and vice-versa, but that the two are inseparable. Sport is not only political; it is politics. It is also culture and art.





This collaboration is a first in global publishing, a mine of information for scholars, students and analysts. It demonstrates that Olympism and the Olympic movement in the modern context has been, and continues to be, socially relevant and politically important. Studies focus on national encounters with Olympism and the Olympic movement, with equal attention paid to document the growing nexus between sports and the media; sports reportage; as well as women and sports.





Olympism asserts that the Olympic movement was, and is, of central importance to twentieth and twenty-first century societies. Finally, the collection demonstrates that the essence of Olympism and the Olympic movement is important only in so far as it affects societies surrounding it.





This book was published as a special issue of the International Journal of the History of Sport.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationSporting events, tours & organisationsOlympic games Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 04/04/2007 ISBN-13: 9780415425377  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Boria Majumdar, a Rhodes scholar, is research fellow at Latrobe University in Melbourne. Sandra Collins is a visiting scholar at the Center for Japanese Studies, University of California, Berkeley.

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