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  1. The Triple Asian Olympics - Asia Rising

    The Pursuit of National Identity, International Recognition and Global Esteem

    Edited by J. A. Mangan, Sandra Collins, Gwang Ok

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    Realpolitik as a component of the Olympic Games held in East Asia has been largely ignored by historians. However, sport was an integral part of cultural diplomacy and the expression of national prowess for the three Games held in East Asia: 1964 Tokyo, 1988 Seoul and 2008 Beijing. It is time...

    Published September 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Olympism: The Global Vision

    From Nationalism to Internationalism

    Edited by Boria Majumdar, Sandra Collins

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    The collection starts from the premise that Olympism and the Olympic Games make sense only when they are placed within the broader national, colonial and post colonial contexts and argues that sport not only influences politics and vice-versa, but that the two are inseparable. Sport is not only...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  3. The 1940 Tokyo Games: The Missing Olympics

    Japan, the Asian Olympics and the Olympic Movement

    By Sandra Collins

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    By representing their experience of modernity as different from the West in their respective Olympic Games, Asian nations reveal much about the ambitions and anxieties of being an Asian host in the continuing western Olympic hegemony. This original work explores the encounter between ‘the East and...

    Published October 21st 2008 by Routledge

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