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National identity and global sports events [electronic resource] : culture, politics, and spectacle in the Olympics and the football World Cup / edited by Alan Tomlinson and Christopher Young.

Contributor(s): Tomlinson, Alan | Young, Christopher, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource.ISBN: 1423748573 (electronic bk.); 9781423748571 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Nationalism and sports -- History | Sports and globalization -- History | Sports -- Sociological aspects -- Cross-cultural studies | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Sociology of SportsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: National identity and global sports events.DDC classification: 306.4/83 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Culture, politics and spectacle in the global sports event : an introduction / Alan Tomlinson and Christopher Young -- The theory of spectacle : reviewing Olympic ethnography / John J. MacAloon -- Italy 1934 : football and fascism / Robert S.C. Gordon and John London -- Berlin 1936 : the most controversial Olympics / Allen Guttmann -- England 1966, Goal! : the myth of the golden age / Tony Mason -- Mexico city 1968 : sombreros and skyscrapers / Keith and Claire Brewster -- Munich 1972 : re-presenting the nation / Christopher Young -- Argentina 1978 : military nationalism, football essentialism, and moral ambivalence / Eduardo Archetti -- Moscow 1980 : Stalinism or good clean fun? / Robert Edelman -- Los Angeles 1984 and 1932 : commercialising the American dream / Alan Tomlinson -- Barcelona 1992 : evaluating the Olympic legacy / Miquel de Moragas and Christopher Kennett -- Sydney 2000 : sociality and spaciality in global media events / Deborah Stevenson and David Rowe -- Japan/Korea 2002 : public space and popular celebration.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Culture, politics and spectacle in the global sports event : an introduction / Alan Tomlinson and Christopher Young -- The theory of spectacle : reviewing Olympic ethnography / John J. MacAloon -- Italy 1934 : football and fascism / Robert S.C. Gordon and John London -- Berlin 1936 : the most controversial Olympics / Allen Guttmann -- England 1966, Goal! : the myth of the golden age / Tony Mason -- Mexico city 1968 : sombreros and skyscrapers / Keith and Claire Brewster -- Munich 1972 : re-presenting the nation / Christopher Young -- Argentina 1978 : military nationalism, football essentialism, and moral ambivalence / Eduardo Archetti -- Moscow 1980 : Stalinism or good clean fun? / Robert Edelman -- Los Angeles 1984 and 1932 : commercialising the American dream / Alan Tomlinson -- Barcelona 1992 : evaluating the Olympic legacy / Miquel de Moragas and Christopher Kennett -- Sydney 2000 : sociality and spaciality in global media events / Deborah Stevenson and David Rowe -- Japan/Korea 2002 : public space and popular celebration.

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