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  • Katedralen i München och andra berättelser

    Katedralen i München och andra berättelser
    av Per Olov Enquist

    Häftad - 2010 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789113031071

    Dessa 28 berättelser skrevs i september 1972 och bygger på de artiklar Per Olov Enquist skrev i Expressen från OS i München, samt på andra anteckningar han gjorde under tiden: "Jag har försökt beskriva det jag såg."

  • Berlin 1936 : sexton dagar i augusti

    Berlin 1936 : sexton dagar i augusti
    av Oliver Hilmes

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177798187

    "en njutbart lättsam och läsvärd berättelse som med sitt snapshot av 16 dagar lyckas ge en komplex helhetsbild."SvD"Oliver Hilmes är en utmärkt ciceron med god berättartalang. Han ger liv åt ett myller av människor från alla delar av samhället i den…

  • Katedralen i München

    Katedralen i München
    av Per Olov Enquist

    e-bok - 2009 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789113021430

    Dessa 28 berättelser skrevs i september 1972 och bygger på de artiklar Per Olov Enquist skrev i Expressen från OS i München, samt på andra anteckningar han gjorde under tiden: "Jag har försökt beskriva det jag såg."

  • Power Games

    Power Games
    av Jules Boykoff

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784780722

    The Olympics have not always been the commercialised juggernaut we know today, but as Jules Boykoff makes clear in this story-filled and devastating history, the Games have since their inception had a thoroughly checkered political history. Pierre d…

  • Aisthesis

    Aisthesis
    av Jacques Ranciere

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781781683088

    Composed in a series of scenes, Aisthesis - Ranciere's definitive statement on the aesthetic - takes its reader from Dresden in 1764 to New York in 1941. Along the way, we view the Belvedere Torso with Winckelmann, accompany Hegel to the museum and…

  • Cold War Games

    Cold War Games
    av Toby C Rider

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252040238

    It is the early Cold War. The Soviet Union appears to be in irresistible ascendance, and moves to exploit the Olympic Games as a vehicle for promoting international communism. In response, the United States conceives a subtle, far-reaching psycholog…

  • Cold War Games

    Cold War Games
    av Toby C Rider

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252081699

    It is the early Cold War. The Soviet Union appears to be in irresistible ascendance, and moves to exploit the Olympic Games as a vehicle for promoting international communism. In response, the United States conceives a subtle, far-reaching psycholog…

  • The Dirtiest Race in History

    The Dirtiest Race in History
    av Richard Moore

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781408158760

    The 1988 Seoul Olympics played host to what has been described by some as the dirtiest race of all time, by others as the greatest. The final of the men's 100 metres at those Olympics is certainly the most infamous in the history of athletics, and m…

  • And They Call Them Games

    And They Call Them Games
    av Richard Yarbrough, C. Richard Yarbrough

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780865547063

  • Berlin 1936: Fascism, Fear, and Triumph Set Against Hitler's Olympic Games

    Berlin 1936: Fascism, Fear, and Triumph Set Against Hitler's Olympic Games
    av Oliver Hilmes

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781590519295

    Named a Best Book of the Year by The Guardian, The Telegraph, Daily Mail, and Financial Times A lively account of the 1936 Olympics told through the voices and stories of those who witnessed it, from an award-winning historian and biographer Berlin…

  • The Olympics and Philosophy

    The Olympics and Philosophy

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813136486

    It is said the champions of the ancient Olympic Games received a crown of olive leaves, symbolising a divine blessing from Nike, the winged goddess of victory. While the mythology of the ancient games has come to exemplify the highest political, rel…

  • Discourses of Olympism

    Discourses of Olympism
    av D. Chatziefstathiou

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230289574

    This book evaluates the moral project of Olympism, analzying the changing value positions adopted in relation to the ideology of Olympism across the period from the 1890s to the present day. The book also analyzes discourses of Olympism concerned wi…

  • Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics

    Triumph: The Untold Story of Jesse Owens and Hitler's Olympics
    av Jeremy Schaap

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780618919109

  • The Cultural Politics of the Paralympic Movement

    The Cultural Politics of the Paralympic Movement
    av David Howe

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415288873

    Examines the development of the Paralympics and asks whether it is justified in describing the Games as empowerment of the disabled community. Using ethnographic research, this book discusses the economic, social, and political processes shaping the…

  • Olympic Dreams

    Olympic Dreams
    av Matthew J. Burbank, Gregory Andranovich, Charles H. Heying

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555879037

  • Olympic Dreams

    Olympic Dreams
    av Matthew J. Burbank

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781555879914

    What drives cities to pursue large-scale, high-profile events like the Olympic games? What are the consequences for citizens and local governments? Investigating local politics in three U.S. cities - Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Salt Lake City - as the…

  • The Politics of the Olympics

    The Politics of the Olympics

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781857434941

    The Politics of the Olympics: A Survey provides information on and analysis of the relationship between politics and the Olympic Games. It is argued and demonstrated throughout the book that sport and politics have been and are intimately connected…

  • The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games

    The Naked Olympics: The True Story of the Ancient Games
    av Tony Perrottet

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812969917

    What was it like to attend the ancient Olympic Games? With the summer Olympics' return to Athens, Tony Perrottet delves into the ancient world and lets the Greek Games begin again. The acclaimed author of Pagan Holiday brings attitude, erudition, an…

  • Hitler's Olympics: The Story of the 1936 Nazi Games

    Hitler's Olympics: The Story of the 1936 Nazi Games
    av Anton Rippon

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848848689

    For two weeks in August 1936, Nazi Germany achieved an astonishing propaganda coup when it staged the Olympic Games in Berlin. Hiding their anti-Semitism and plans for territorial expansion, the Nazis exploited the Olympic ideal, dazzling visiting s…

  • Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games

    Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games
    av Jules Boykoff

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415821971

    The Olympic Games have become the world's greatest media and marketing event-a global celebration of exceptional athletics gilded with corporate cash. Huge corporations vie for association with the "Olympic Image" in the hope of gaining a worldwide…

  • Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games

    Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games
    av Jules Boykoff

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138805262

    The Olympic Games have become the world's greatest media and marketing event-a global celebration of exceptional athletics gilded with corporate cash. Huge corporations vie for association with the "Olympic Image" in the hope of gaining a worldwide…

  • Documenting the Beijing Olympics

    Documenting the Beijing Olympics

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138880573

    This book focuses on the processes of documenting the Beijing Olympics - ranging from the visual (television and film) to radio and the written word - and the meanings generated by such representations. What were the 'key' stories and how were they…

  • The First Ever English Olimpick Games

    The First Ever English Olimpick Games
    av Celia Haddon

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780340862834

    Quirky and funny, while also being a serious account, this entertaining little paperback takes a historical event, THE FIRST EVER OLIMPICK GAMES, and looks at what it reveals about life in England in the seventeenth century: the history, monarchy, r…

  • The Olympics

    The Olympics

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780737741179

  • The Summer Olympics: World's Best Athletic Competition

    The Summer Olympics: World's Best Athletic Competition
    av Matt Scheff

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541597570

  • The Best Olympics Ever?

    The Best Olympics Ever?
    av Helen Jefferson Lenskyj

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780791454749

    Uses the Sydney Olympics as a prism through which to explore recent Olympic scandals, media coverage, reform efforts, and controversies. BACKCOVER: Despite International Olympic Committee president Juan Antonio Samarach's proclaiming the Sydney…

  • The Games Must Go on

    The Games Must Go on
    av Allen Guttmann

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231054447

  • Olympic Dreams

    Olympic Dreams
    av Guoqi Xu

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674028401

    Already the world has seen the political, economic, and cultural significance of hosting the 2008 Olympics in Beijing-in policies instituted and altered, positions softened, projects undertaken. But will the Olympics make a lasting difference? This…

  • Post-Olympism

    Post-Olympism

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859737194

    Given the many changes that have occurred in the Olympic games during the past century it seems reasonable to ask if this global event has a future and, if so, what form it might take. With this larger issue in mind, the authors of "Post-Olympism?"…

  • Post-Olympism

    Post-Olympism

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859737149

    The Olympic ideal and the Olympic Games stand as symbols of global cooperation, international understanding and the bonding of individuals through the medium of sports. However, throughout the twentieth century, Olympic rhetoric was often confronted…

  • Gold, Silver and Green

    Gold, Silver and Green
    av Kevin McCarthy

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859184882

    The book focuses on the Irish and Irish diasporal involvement in the Olympic Games. It discusses in detail the sporting involvement but, even more so, the political and national battles which accompanied the Irish Olympic journey prior to independen…

  • No Limits: The Will to Succeed

    No Limits: The Will to Succeed
    av Michael Phelps, Alan Abrahamson

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781439157664

    Fresh from his triumphant and extraordinary achievement at the Olympic Games in Beijing, Michael Phelps--up from working-class, born-in-the-USA roots--shows us the secrets to his remarkable success--from training to execution. For years the world ha…

  • Heritage and the Olympics

    Heritage and the Olympics

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415726009

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helpi…

  • Heritage and the Olympics

    Heritage and the Olympics

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138949508

    The Olympic Games have evolved into the most prestigious sport event on the planet. As a consequence, each Games generates more and more interest from the academic community. Sociology, politics, geography and history have all played a part in helpi…

  • Historical Dictionary of the Modern Olympic Movement

    Historical Dictionary of the Modern Olympic Movement
    av John E. Findling

    Inbunden - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780313284779

    The foremost sporting event in the world, the Olympic Games have grown from a quaint idea in the 1890s to a major world happening. This unique book shows the historical context in which each of the Olympic Games has taken place. Divided into section…

  • The First Olympics of Ancient Greece

    The First Olympics of Ancient Greece
    av Lisa M. Bolt Simons

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781474717458

    In ancient Greece different city-states often fought one another in deadly battles. But every four years the Greeks set aside their differences to honor the gods and compete peacefully in the Olympic Games. Learn all about the athletes, competitions…

  • Race, Culture and the Revolt of the Black Athlete

    Race, Culture and the Revolt of the Black Athlete
    av Douglas Hartmann

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226318561

    Ever since 1968 a single iconic image of race in American sport has remained indelibly etched on our collective memory: sprinters Tommie Smith and John Carlos accepting medals at the Mexico City Olympics with their black-gloved fists raised and head…

  • Stockholmsolympiaden 1912 : tävlingarna, människorna, staden

    Stockholmsolympiaden 1912 : tävlingarna, människorna, staden
    av Hans Bolling, Leif Yttergren

    Häftad - 2012 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789170312540

    Den 6 juli 2012 är det 100 år sedan de olympiska spelen invigdes av kung Gustaf V på Stadion i Stockholm. Festligheterna var en unik chans för Stockholm och Sverige att visa upp sig för omvärlden under en tid som annars präglades av motsättningar oc…

  • The Modern Olympics

    The Modern Olympics
    av David C. Young

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780801872075

    According to most accounts, the man solely responsible for reviving the modern Olympic Games was Baron Pierre de Coubertin. Now, in The Modern Olympics, David C. Young challenges this view, revealing that Coubertin was only the last and most success…

  • Olympic Games, Mega-Events and Civil Societies

    Olympic Games, Mega-Events and Civil Societies

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230244177

    This volume explores sporting mega-events, their social, political, and cultural characters, the value systems that they inscribe and draw on, the claims they make on us and the claims the organisers make for them, the spatial and ethical relationsh…

  • The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism

    The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism
    av Matthew P Llewellyn

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252081842

    For decades, amateurism defined the ideals undergirding the Olympic movement. No more. Today's Games present athletes who enjoy open corporate sponsorship and unabashedly compete for lucrative commercial endorsements. Matthew P. Llewellyn and John G…

  • The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism

    The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism
    av Matthew P Llewellyn

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252040351

    For decades, amateurism defined the ideals undergirding the Olympic movement. No more. Today's Games present athletes who enjoy open corporate sponsorship and unabashedly compete for lucrative commercial endorsements. Matthew P. Llewellyn and John G…

  • Living with London's Olympics

    Living with London's Olympics
    av I. Lindsay

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781349498550

    The quadrennial summer Olympic Games are renowned for producing the world's biggest single-city cultural event. This mega-event attracts a live audience of millions, a television audience of billions, and generates incredible scrutiny before, during…

  • A Skating Life

    A Skating Life
    av Dorothy Hamill

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781401309626

    "A poignant, revealing look at a life we might have imagined differently. . . . Her story will give inspiration to anyone striving toward a seemingly impossible dream."--Booklist"America's Sweetheart" Dorothy Hamill grew up on the ice, working towar…

  • Olympic Exclusions

    Olympic Exclusions
    av Jacqueline Kennelly

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138960152

    Olympic Games are sold to host city populations on the basis of legacy commitments that incorporate aid for the young and the poor. Yet little is known about the realities of marginalized young people living in host cities. Do they benefit from soci…

  • Olympic Exclusions

    Olympic Exclusions
    av Jacqueline Kennelly

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138087873

    Olympic Games are sold to host city populations on the basis of legacy commitments that incorporate aid for the young and the poor. Yet little is known about the realities of marginalized young people living in host cities. Do they benefit from soci…

  • The Olympics

    The Olympics
    av Matt Christopher

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316011181

    Ask most Olympians how their story begins and they will answer, "When I was young, I always dreamed of going to the Olympics. . ." Some will then go on to tell of their great athletic triumphs. Others will recall agonizing near-misses. But for most,…

  • Hosting the Olympic Games

    Hosting the Olympic Games
    av John Rennie Short

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138549463

    Hosting the Olympic Games reveals the true costs involved for the cities that hold these large-scale sporting events. It uncovers the financing of the Games, reviewing existing studies to evaluate the costs and benefits, and draws on case study expe…

  • The Humanistic Values of the Beijing Olympics

    The Humanistic Values of the Beijing Olympics
    av Huiling Feng

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814298667

    Highlighting the historical and culture context surrounding one of the most important events for all of Chinese society, the 29th Olympic Games, this account explores the Beijing Olympics' humanistic values as it pervaded nearly all social fields. F…

  • Circus Maximus

    Circus Maximus
    av Professor Andrew Zimbalist

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815727248

    Author Andrew Zimbalist looks beyond the headlines of two of the world's most beloved sporting events: the Olympics and the World Cup. In the expanded and updated edition of his bestselling book, Circus Maximus: The Economic Gamble Behind Hosting th…

  • Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London

    Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London
    av Iain MacRury

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138275492

    Drawing upon historical, cultural, economic and socio-demographic perspectives, this book examines the role of a sporting mega-event in promoting urban regeneration and social renewal. Comparing cities that have or will be hosting the event, it expl…

  • Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London

    Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London
    av Iain MacRury

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754671008

    Drawing upon historical, cultural, economic and socio-demographic perspectives, this book examines the role of a sporting mega-event in promoting urban regeneration and social renewal. Comparing cities that have or will be hosting the event, it expl…

  • The Olympic Games Explained

    The Olympic Games Explained
    av Jim Parry

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415346030

    This multidisciplinary text is a comprehensive introduction to the central themes and background of the modern Games.The text considers a range of topics including: the ancient Olympicsthe modern revival of the nineteenth century the development of…

  • The Olympic Games Explained

    The Olympic Games Explained
    av Jim Parry

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415346047

    An awesome festival of sporting excellence and competition, the Olympic Games have now evolved into a major international event with great cultural, political, economic and social importance.The Olympic Games Explained is an introductory guide to th…

  • China's Great Leap

    China's Great Leap

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781583228432

    An essential book for understanding China on the cusp of the Olympics, "China's Great Leap" draws on the expertise of many of the world's leading China experts. These writers examine the People's Republic of China today as its government and 1.3 bil…

  • The Sovereign Colony

    The Sovereign Colony
    av Antonio Sotomayor

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780803278813

    Ceded to the United States under the terms of the Treaty of Paris after the Spanish-American War of 1898, Puerto Rico has since remained a colonial territory. Despite this subordinated colonial experience, however, Puerto Ricans managed to secure na…

  • The Sovereign Colony

    The Sovereign Colony
    av Antonio Sotomayor

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496206381

    Ceded to the United States under the terms of the Treaty of Paris after the Spanish-American War of 1898, Puerto Rico has since remained a colonial territory. Despite this subordinated colonial experience, however, Puerto Ricans managed to secure na…

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Olympic Studies

    The Palgrave Handbook of Olympic Studies

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230246539

    A comprehensive, state-of-the-art reference collection, bringing together an authoritative and international line-up of scholars to examine key social and political issues related to the Olympics. An essential, 'one-stop' volume for a wide range of…

  • Watching the Olympics

    Watching the Olympics

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415578332

    Global sporting events involve the creation, management and mediation of cultural meanings for consumption by massive media audiences. The apotheosis of this cultural form is the Olympic Games. This challenging and provocative new book explores the…

  • Watching the Olympics

    Watching the Olympics

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415578325

    Global sporting events involve the creation, management and mediation of cultural meanings for consumption by massive media audiences. The apotheosis of this cultural form is the Olympic Games. This challenging and provocative new book explores the…

  • The Beijing Olympics: Promoting China

    The Beijing Olympics: Promoting China

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415853590

    The Beijing 2008 Olympic ceremonies were spectacular performances and technological accomplishments by the People's Republic of China. However, the audience in Beijing was only the most overt element of a global audience receiving the message of the…