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  1. A Brief History of the Olympic Games

    A Brief History of the Olympic Games [Hardback]

    David Young (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9781405111294
    Published by : Blackwell Publishing Ltd
    The competitive spirit was `ingrained in the fabric of Greek society' from music festivals and literary contests, to athletic competition. This brief history of the Olympic Games looks back at its origins, shrouded in myth, and turns to ancient... .... Learn More
  2. The Road to Olympia

    The Road to Olympia: Origins of the Olympic Games [Hardback]

    Andre Bernand (Author)

    Regular Price: £50.00

    Special Price: £12.95

    ISBN: 9781902699462
    Published by : Periplus Publishing London Ltd
    The Olympic Games is arguably the most tangible legacy of our ancient Greek heritage with its place of origin, Olympia, among the most enigmatic sites of antiquity. This full colour exploration of the Games, one of several books to be published... .... Learn More
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. No Boston Olympics

    No Boston Olympics: How and Why Smart Cities Are Passing on the Torch [Hardback]

    Chris Dempsey (Author); Andrew Zimbalist (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9781512600582
    Published by : University Press of New England
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