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  1. The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games

    Assessing the 30-Year Legacy

    Edited by Matthew Llewellyn, John Gleaves, Wayne Wilson

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games stand as the most profitable and arguably the most important event in the history of the modern Olympic movement. Fresh off the back of the financially disastrous Montreal Games of 1976 and the politically controversial Moscow Games of 1980, the Olympic movement...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The British World and the Five Rings

    Essays in British Imperialism and the Modern Olympic Movement

    Edited by Erik Nielsen, Matthew Llewellyn

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Prior to the outbreak of World War II, the British presided over the largest Empire in world history, a vast transoceanic and transcontinental realm of dominions, colonies, protectorates and mandates that covered over one-quarter of the world’s land mass and comprised a population of over 450-...

    To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Rule Britannia: Nationalism, Identity and the Modern Olympic Games

    By Matthew P. Llewellyn

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    On 6 July 2005, the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2012 summer Olympic Games to the city of London, opening a new chapter in Great Britain’s rich Olympic history. Despite the prospect of hosting the summer Games for the third time since Pierre de Coubertin’s 1894 revival of the Olympic...

    Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge

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