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Costume: A Volume for the London Olympics

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Costume: A Volume for the London Olympics

John Hughson, Fiona Skillen

Fashion & society; Olympic games

Paperback

This volume, consisting of papers originally delivered at the Sport and Fashion symposium in 2011, celebrates the connection... [more]

$69.99

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Running: A Global History

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Running: A Global History

Thor Gotaas

Sports teams & clubs; Track & field sports, athletics

Paperback

In this unique, global account, Thor Gotaas offers many examples and anecdotes from running's long and diverse history. From... [more]

$37.99

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Over the Hurdles:The History of Jumping Racing in Australia

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Over the Hurdles:The History of Jumping Racing in Australia

John Adams

Sports teams & clubs; Equestrian & animal sports

Hardback

No Australian sport has had a more interesting or colourful history than jumping racing. John Adamss Over the Hurdles tells... [more]

$59.95

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Watching the Olympics: Politics, Power and Representation

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Watching the Olympics: Politics, Power and Representation

John Sugden, Alan Tomlinson

Sociology: sport & leisure; Olympic games

Hardback

Global sporting events involve the creation, management and mediation of cultural meanings for consumption by massive media... [more]

$242.00

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Governance, Citizenship and the New European Football Championships: The European Spectacle

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Governance, Citizenship and the New European Football Championships: The...

Wolfram Manzenreiter (University of Vienna, Austria), Georg Spitaler

Sociology: sport & leisure; Sports governing bodies; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Hardback

Published as a special issue of Soccer and Society , this collection of trans disciplinary studies on the UEFA Finals traces... [more]

$242.00

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The Official Rangers Hall of Fame

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The Official Rangers Hall of Fame

FC Rangers, Lindsay Herron

Sports teams & clubs; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

An indispensable book showcasing Rangers best of the best [more]

$25.99

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Documenting the Beijing Olympics

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Documenting the Beijing Olympics

D. P. Martinez, Kevin Latham

Media studies; Sociology: sport & leisure; Olympic games

Hardback

This book focuses on the processes of documenting the Beijing Olympics -- ranging from the visual (television and film) to... [more]

$231.00

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Terrorism and the Olympics: Major Event Security and Lessons for the Future

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Terrorism and the Olympics: Major Event Security and Lessons for the Future...

Anthony Richards, Pete Fussey, Andrew Silke

Terrorism, armed struggle; Security services; Olympic games

Hardback

Drawing on contributions from academics and practitioners in the field of event security, this book provides a review and... [more]

$252.00

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Japanese: Descriptive Grammar

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Japanese: Descriptive Grammar

John Hinds

Terrorism, armed struggle; Security services; Olympic games

Paperback

First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. [more]

$112.00

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Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation

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Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation

John Carlin

Sporting events, tours & organisations; Rugby Union

Paperback

Now filmed as INVICTUS directed by Clint Eastwood, and starring Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela.<br /><br... [more]

$22.99

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Stadium Worlds: Football, Space and the Built Environment

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Stadium Worlds: Football, Space and the Built Environment

Sybille Frank (TU Darmstadt, Germany), Silke Steets (both at Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany)

Concert halls, arenas, stadia; Sociology: sport & leisure; Sporting venues

Hardback

Analyzing football as a cultural practice, this book investigates the connection between the sport and its built environment.... [more]

$284.00

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Manchester United: The Biography: The complete story of the world's greatest football club

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Manchester United: The Biography: The complete story of the world's greatest...

Jim White

Sports teams & clubs; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Paperback

* The story of the biggest football club in the world. * Covers everything from the birth of the club through to the 2008... [more]

$30.99

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Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London

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Olympic Cities: 2012 and the Remaking of London

Iain MacRury

Regional & area planning; Olympic games

Hardback

Drawing upon historical, economic and socio-demographic perspectives, this book examines the role of a sporting mega-event... [more]

$252.00

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Olympic Legacies: Intended and Unintended: Political, Cultural, Economic and Educational

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Olympic Legacies: Intended and Unintended: Political, Cultural, Economic...

J. A. Mangan, Mark Dyreson

Development studies; Sociology: sport & leisure; Urban & municipal planning; Olympic games

Hardback

Analyses of the power of Olympic legacies, positive and negative, and surveys the subject from Athens in 1896 to Beijing in... [more]

$231.00

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Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

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Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

Amy Taylor

Sporting events, tours & organisations; Cycling

Paperback

A bike ride that began with 26 friends in 1977 is today New Zealand's premier cycling event. Covering a scenic course on 160... [more]

$28.00

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Olympism: The Global Vision: From Nationalism to Internationalism

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Olympism: The Global Vision: From Nationalism to Internationalism

Boria Majumdar, Sandra Collins

Sports & outdoor recreation; Olympic games

Paperback

Demonstrates that Olympism and the Olympic movement in the modern context is socially relevant and politically important.... [more]

$75.99

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Beijing 2008: Preparing for Glory: Chinese Challenge in the 'Chinese Century'

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Beijing 2008: Preparing for Glory: Chinese Challenge in the 'Chinese Century'...

Dong Jinxia, J. A. Mangan

Olympic games

Hardback

Brings together international scholars with an interest in sport and politics and sinologists with an interest in China -... [more]

$231.00

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Crafting Patriotism for Global Dominance: America at the Olympics

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Crafting Patriotism for Global Dominance: America at the Olympics

Mark Dyreson (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Social & cultural anthropology; Olympic games; Sports psychology

Hardback

A collection of essays that explore the history of expressions of American national identity in Olympic arenas. [more]

$231.00

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Olympism: The Global Vision: From Nationalism to Internationalism

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Olympism: The Global Vision: From Nationalism to Internationalism

Boria Majumdar, Sandra Collins

Olympic games

Hardback

Demonstrates that Olympism and the Olympic movement in the modern context is socially relevant and politically important.... [more]

$231.00

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Breaking the surface

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Breaking the surface

Greg Louganis, Eric Marcus

Biography: sport; Olympic games; Water sports & recreations

Paperback

This taut, unapologetic book may help people accept others as they are--including Olympic champions. That would be a gold-medal... [more]

$32.99

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The Olympic Games Explained: A Student Guide to the Evolution of the Modern Olympic Games

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The Olympic Games Explained: A Student Guide to the Evolution of the Modern...

Jim Parry, Vassil Girginov

Olympic games

Hardback

This new student textbook explores the history and meaning of the four-yearly phenomenon that is the modern Olympic Games.... [more]

$231.00

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Petria Thomas: Swimming Against the Tide

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Petria Thomas: Swimming Against the Tide

Andy Shea

Biography: sport; Olympic games; Swimming & diving

Audio

A truly inspirational story of courage and determination. In the bestselling tradition of Lance Armstrongs Its Not About the... [more]

$18.95

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Formula One Circuits From Above

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Formula One Circuits From Above

Bruce Jones

Photographs: collections; Sporting venues; Formula 1 & Grand Prix

Hardback

Formula One Circuits Circuits from Above gives the reader the perfect insight into what makes Formula 1 the most exciting... [more]

$49.99

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The Little Book of Arsenal

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The Little Book of Arsenal

Neil Martin

Sports teams & clubs; Football (Soccer, Association football)

Hardback

The Little Book of Arsenal is a hotshot collection of words of wit and wisdom by and about the managers, players and officials... [more]

$11.99

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Heroines of Sport: The Politics of Difference and Identity

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Heroines of Sport: The Politics of Difference and Identity

Jennifer Hargreaves (independent scholar, UK)

Gender studies: women; Sporting events, tours & organisations

Paperback

Heroines of Sport looks at different groups of women's stories of women's sports and female heroism. It focuses on five groups... [more]

$101.00

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