The Resource Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games : volume one : making the games, edited by Vassil Girginov

Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games : volume one : making the games, edited by Vassil Girginov

Label
Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games : volume one : making the games
Title
Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games
Title remainder
volume one : making the games
Statement of responsibility
edited by Vassil Girginov
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is the definitive, officially-licensed account of the world's greatest sporting mega-event. It tells the complete story of the 2012 Games from inception, through the successful bidding process and the planning and preparation phase, to delivery, aftermath and legacy. Written by a world-class team of international Olympic experts, sports researchers and writers, the book offers comprehensive analysis of the full social, cultural, political, historical, economic and sporting context of the Games. From the political, commercial and structural complexities of organizing an event on such a scale, to the sporting action that holds the attention of the world for three thrilling weeks, this book illuminates every aspect of the 2012 Games, helping us to better understand the vital role that sport and culture have in contemporary global society. The book is divided into two volumes. This, the first volume, examines the build up to London 2012, covering key topics such as: - the bidding process - planning and decision making - financing the Games - developing the Olympic infrastructure - engaging national and international governing bodies of sport - engaging the UK public - engaging a global public - developing a legacy programme - the cultural Olympiad. Richly illustrated with the personal accounts of key stakeholders, from sports administrators and politicians to athletes and spectators, and including essential data and evocative visual material, this book is essential reading for anybody with a personal or professional interest in the Olympic Games, global culture or the development of sport"--
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Dewey number
796.48
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV722 2012
LC item number
.H36 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge handbooks
Label
Handbook of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic games : volume one : making the games, edited by Vassil Girginov
Publication
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn823170047
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 321 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283919364
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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423186
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not applicable
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.b27186726
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)823170047
  • pebco0203132513

Library Locations

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