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Rome 1960 : the Olympics that changed the world / David Maraniss.

Maraniss, David. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781416534075 :
  • ISBN: 1416534075 :
  • Physical Description: xiii, 478 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 436-460) and index.
Citation/References Note: Bklst 06/01/2008
LJ 06/15/2008
PW 04/21/2008
Kirkus 05/15/2008
NYT Bk 07/20/2008
Summary, etc.: Author Maraniss weaves sports, politics, and history into a tour de force about the 1960 Olympics. Along with the unforgettable characters and dramatic contests, there was a deeper meaning to those days at the dawn of the sixties. Change was everywhere. Old-boy notions of Olympic amateurism were crumbling. Rome saw the first doping scandal, the first commercially televised Summer Games, the first athlete paid for wearing a certain brand. In the heat of the Cold War, the city teemed with spies and rumors of defections, and every move was judged for propaganda value. While East and West Germans competed as a unified team, less than a year before the Berlin Wall, there was a dispute over the two Chinas. Fourteen nations were being born in sub-Saharan Africa. There was increasing pressure to provide equal rights for blacks and women. The world as we know it was coming into view.--From publisher description.
Subject: Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy)
Olympics > Political aspects.
Olympics > Social aspects.
Cold War.

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