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The Olympic Games Explained

A Student Guide to the Evolution of the Modern Olympic Games

The Olympic Games Explained by Jim Parry
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This multidisciplinary text is a comprehensive introduction to the central themes and background of the modern Games.

The text considers a range of topics including: 

  • the ancient Olympics
  • the modern revival of the nineteenth century
  • the development of the Games throughout the twentieth century.
  • the media and the Olympics
  • Olympic marketing and sponsorship.

Complemented by a dedicated website offering access to unique archive and other document sources, this book brings its audience the best Olympic educational expertise available.

Taylor and Francis; November 2004
232 pages; ISBN 9781134281510
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Title: The Olympic Games Explained
Author: Jim Parry; Vassil Girginov
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