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Author Butterfield, Moira, 1960-

Title The Olympics : history / Moira Butterfield.

Imprint Mankato : Sea-to-Sea, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Non-Fiction  796.48 BUTTERFIELD    ---  Available
Description 32 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Series The Olympics
Note Includes chronologies.
Includes glossary.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents The birth of the Olympics - Olympics reborn - Faster, higher, stronger - Hard times and heroes - Cold War Olympics - Sporty sixties - Triumphs and disaster - TV times - New teams, new hope - Hi-tech, high cost - The 2012 Olympics - Olympic future.
Summary This book highlights the history of the Olympics, from 776 B.C.E. at Olympia in ancient Greece to the future 2012 Olympics in London, United Kingdom.
Audience 4-8 Medialog, Inc.
Subject Olympic games -- History.
ISBN 9781597713191 (lib.)

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