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Olympic games explained

a student guide to the evolution of the modern Olympic games

by Vassil Girginov

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- History.,
  • Olympics -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementVassil Girginov and Jim Parry.
    SeriesStudent sport studies
    ContributionsParry, S. J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV721.5 .G575 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3307443M
    ISBN 100415346037, 0415346045
    LC Control Number2004053183

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