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A passion for victory : the story of the Olympics in ancient and early modern times / Benson Bobrick.

Bobrick, Benson, 1947- author. (Author).
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Brookville Public Library YA 796.4 BOB (Text) 38217000554978 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780375872525
  • Physical Description: xvi, 143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The games begin -- Sport in the ancient world -- The new Olympic movement -- Uncertain footing -- The games gain control -- Athletic politics.
Summary, etc.: Explores the history of Olympic sport from ancient times to the modern, exploring the changes that have taken place in the Olympic Games while highlighting what has stayed the same.
Subject: Olympics.

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