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The Resource A passion for victory : the story of the Olympics in ancient and early modern times, Benson Bobrick

A passion for victory : the story of the Olympics in ancient and early modern times, Benson Bobrick

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A passion for victory : the story of the Olympics in ancient and early modern times
Title
A passion for victory
Title remainder
the story of the Olympics in ancient and early modern times
Statement of responsibility
Benson Bobrick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The captivating story of the Olympic Games, starting with their inception in Ancient Greece, leading up to our modern day Olympics
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bobrick, Benson
Dewey number
796.4/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV721.5
LC item number
.B63 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olympic Games
  • Olympic Games
  • Olympics
  • Olympics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A passion for victory : the story of the Olympics in ancient and early modern times, Benson Bobrick
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Chronology -- Prologue -- The games begin -- Sport in the ancient world -- The new Olympic movement -- Uncertain footing -- The Games gain ground -- Athletic politics -- Epilogue -- Appendix: the Olympic medal record, year by year
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 143 p.
Isbn
9780375868696
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011016036
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn730054014
Label
A passion for victory : the story of the Olympics in ancient and early modern times, Benson Bobrick
Publication
Note
"A Borzoi book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Chronology -- Prologue -- The games begin -- Sport in the ancient world -- The new Olympic movement -- Uncertain footing -- The Games gain ground -- Athletic politics -- Epilogue -- Appendix: the Olympic medal record, year by year
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 143 p.
Isbn
9780375868696
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2011016036
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn730054014

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