What Are the Summer Olympics?

What Are the Summer Olympics?

Book - 2016
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An overview of the Summer Olympics from Grecian times through 2012.
Contents: What are the Summer Olympics?
The ancient Games, 776 BC-AD 393
The modern Games begin: late 1800s
The Olympics grow: the early 1900s
New Games: news stars, the 1920s
Politics enter the Games: the 1930s
After the war: late 1940s and 1950s
Time for change: the 1960s
Munich and Montreal: the 1970s
Dives and drugs: the 1980s
Dreams lost and found: the 1990s
A new century: the 2000s
At the close
Movies about the Olympics
Timelines
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2016]
Branch Call Number: 796.48 H PBK
Characteristics: 108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Marchesi, Stephen - Illustrator
ISBN: 9780448488349
0448488345
9781484476505
1484476506
9781518213403
1518213405

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