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Global and cultural critique

International Symposium for Olympic Research (4th 1998 University of Western Ontario)

Global and cultural critique

problematizing the Olympic Games : Fourth Internation Symposium for Olympic Research.

by International Symposium for Olympic Research (4th 1998 University of Western Ontario)

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Published by University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario .
Written in English


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ContributionsUniveristy of Western Ontario. Centre for Olympic Studies.
The Physical Object
Pagination226p. :
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19069151M
ISBN 100771421184
OCLC/WorldCa44680043

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