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- Scarecrow Press 2011; US$ 94.99
The fourth edition of the Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement presents a comprehensive history of the games from the first recorded history of the games in 776 B.C. to the present day. This is done through a chronology, forewords by Dan Jansen and Mike Krzyzewski, an introductory essay, appendixes, a bibliography, photos, and over... more...
- Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2011; US$ 299.99
A complete market research guide to the business side of sports, teams, marketing and equipment?a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Features trends, statistical tables and a glossary. Includes profiles of the world?s top 350 sports industry firms and organizations, containing addresses,... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
Including an array of distinguished contributors, this novel book fills a gap in the literature by addressing an important yet under researched issue in the field of sports economics. It places great emphasis on the notion that sport is a significant component for improving the happiness, health and well being of citizens, communities and society as... more...
- Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99
Every Olympics has a host city. The ancient Olympic games were held every 4 years in Greece, but the modern Olympic Games have been over 20 different host cities. The Games use stadiums where spectators can watch the events. The Olympic Games help tourism in the host cities. The host cities have to house and feed the athletes and it can cost them around... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 13.11
The Berlin Olympic Games, more than 70 years on, remain the most controversial ever held. This book creates a vivid account of the disputes, the personalities, and the events which made these Games so memorable. Ironically, the choice of Germany as the host national for the 1936 Olympics was intended to signal the return to the world community after... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2005; US$ 22.95
The story of the Olympic Games contains some remarkable business lessons. It is the story of how the nearly-bankrupt Olympic movement edged away from the abyss through visionary, and sometimes hard-headed leadership and the creation of a unique corporate marketing platform. Olympic Turnaround tells for the first time how the future of one of the world?s... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
An exploration of how the Olympics are organised in response to risk. This book looks at the tension between the riskiness of mega-events, attributable to their scale and complexities, and the societal, political and organisational pressures that exist for safety, security and management of risk ? leading to changes in how the Games are governed. more...
- Triumph Books 2012; US$ 16.99
Expressing the passion felt for the Bulldogs using all 26 letters of the alphabet accompanied by rhymes, colorful illustrations, and informative text, this tribute to the Georgia football team explores the sports obsession in a fresh and humorous way. Readers will enjoy fun facts and amusing illustrations of some of the most famous?and infamous?characters... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 31.99
In his previous books Allen Guttmann has provided incisive perspectives on Avery Brundage's role in the Olympic movement and on the nature of modern sports. Now, in his latest book, the accomplished historian of sport turns his attention from the playing field to the grandstand. Sports Spectators, the first historical study of the subject from antiquity... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 210.00
The Routledge Handbook of Sport Management is the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to theory and practice in sport management ever published. It provides students and scholars with a broad ranging survey of current thinking in contemporary sport management, exploring best practice in core functional areas and identifying important future... more...