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Author Senn, Alfred Erich.

Title Power, politics, and the Olympic Games / Alfred Erich Senn.

Imprint Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.4809 Se58p    ---  Available
Description xx, 315 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-299) and index.
Contents The formative years. The Olympic family ; Coubertin's creation ; Starting anew ; The Berlin games -- The Brundage era. Another war ; Entry of the Soviets ; The Cold War arena ; The idealist at the helm ; The issue of political discrimination ; Brundage's troubled last term -- "Opening" the games. Seeking the Lee ; Boycott! ; ...and again! ; Reconstructing the Olympic edifice ; The last Cold War games ; The collapse of the Soviet Union ; The capitalist centennial games ; From Atlanta to Nagano ; Entering the 21st century.
Subject Brundage, Avery.
International Olympic Committee -- History.
Olympics -- Political aspects -- History.
Sports and state -- History.
ISBN 0880119586

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