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  1. The Archaeology of the Olympics

    The Archaeology of the Olympics: The Olympics and other festivals in Antiquity [Paperback]

    Wendy J Raschke (Author)

    £17.95

    ISBN: 9780299113346
    Published by : University of Wisconsin Press
    Now back in print, this collection of 14 essays addresses the disparity between the ideals and reality of the Olympic Games. Archaeologists, historians and classicists discuss a range of subjects including the Bronze Age antecedents to the game... .... Learn More
  2. Olympic Revival - The Revival of the Olympic Games in Modern Times

    Olympic Revival - The Revival of the Olympic Games in Modern Times [Hardback]

    K Georgiades (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9789602134085
    Published by : Ekdotike Athenon
    This book is the result of intensive research and study. It will give the reader the opportunity to look more deeply at the movement for the revival of the Olympic Games, and especially at the part that modern Greece has played in the re-establ... .... Learn More
  3. The Olympic Games in Ancient Greece - Ancient Olympia and the Olympic Games

    The Olympic Games in Ancient Greece - Ancient Olympia and the Olympic Games [Hardback]

    Nikolaos Yalouris (Author)

    £38.00

    ISBN: 9789602131329
    Published by : Ekdotike Athenon
    Countless volumes have been written about Greek civilisation, its achievements, and its significance for the modern world. Ekdotike Athenon felt it incumbent upon itself to present a complete picture of the history of sport and of the Olympic ... .... Learn More
  4. The Olympic Games in Ancient Greece - Ancient Olympia and the Olympic Games

    The Olympic Games in Ancient Greece - Ancient Olympia and the Olympic Games [Paperback]

    Nikolaos Yalouris (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9789602134054
    Published by : Ekdotike Athenon
    Countless volumes have been written about Greek civilisation, its achievements, and its significance for the modern world. Ekdotike Athenon felt it incumbent upon itself to present a complete picture of the history of sport and of the Olympic ... .... Learn More
  5. By River, Fields and Factories

    By River, Fields and Factories: The Making of the Lower Lea Valley. Archaeological and cultural heritage investigations on the site of the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games [Hardback]

    Andrew B. Powell (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781874350590
    Published by : Wessex Archaeology
    Excavations and built heritage recording on the site of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games have revealed evidence dating from the last Ice Age up to the modern period. Extensive geoarchaeological and palaeo-environmenal studies, coupl... .... Learn More
  6. Renewing the Past

    Renewing the Past: Unearthing the History of the Olympic Park Site [Paperback]

    Andrew B. Powell (Author)

    £4.95

    ISBN: 9781874350606
    Published by : Wessex Archaeology
    Investigations have revealed the buried history of the 2012 Olympic Park site. Archaeologists have unearthed prehistoric settlements, a medieval millstream and a Victorian riverboat, and they traced the area's industrial heritage. As the landsc... .... Learn More
  7. Costume

    Costume: A Volume for the London Olympics [Paperback]

    John Hughson (Editor); Fiona Skillen (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9781907975721
    Published by : Maney Publishing
    Series: COSTUME
    This volume, consisting of papers originally delivered at the Sport and Fashion symposium in 2011, celebrates the connection between sport and the clothes and fashion which are associated with certain sporting activities. Articles include a stu... .... Learn More
  8. The Ancient Olympic Games

    The Ancient Olympic Games [Paperback]

    Judith Swaddling (Author)

    £8.99

    ISBN: 9780714121611
    Published by : British Museum Company Ltd
    Revised and updated for the Year 2000, this book explores the history of the world's greatest sporting event - the Olympic Games. Judith Swaddling traces the mythological and religious origins of the games and describes events, ceremonies and ... .... Learn More
  9. 1000 Years of the Olympic Games

    1000 Years of the Olympic Games: Treasures of Ancient Greece [Paperback]

    Paul Donnelly (Author);Terence Measham (Author);Elissabet Spathari (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9781863170796
    Published by : Ashgate Publishing Ltd
    This beautifully presented volume accompanies an exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, of an exhibition of `the most significant collection' of Greek antiquities ever brought to Australia. Three introductory essays discuss the history of... .... Learn More
  10. The Ancient Olympics

    The Ancient Olympics [Paperback]

    Nigel Jonathan Spivey (Author)

    Regular Price: £9.99

    Special Price: £3.95

    ISBN: 9780199602698
    Published by : Oxford University Press
    One of a number of publications released to coincide with the 2004 Olympic Games, this book addresses more of the social aspects of The Ancient Olympics. Nigel Spivey reveals that this was no friendly competition and celebration ... .... Learn More

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