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  1. London, Europe and the Olympic Games

    Historical Perspectives

    Edited by Thierry Terret

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    London hosted the Olympic Games for the third time in 2012, a mega-event where the political, economic and social expectations could hardly be compared with the previous London Games of 1908 and 1948. In addition, the Olympic Games went back to Europe in 2012 after a long period where (...

    Published May 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Sport, Militarism and the Great War

    Martial Manliness and Armageddon

    Edited by Thierry Terret, J. A. Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    The Great War has been largely ignored by historians of sport. However sport was an integral part of cultural conditioning into both physiological and psychological military efficiency in the decades leading up to it. It is time to acknowledge that the Great War also had an influence on sport in...

    Published April 11th 2012 by Routledge

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