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Rome 1960

David Maraniss

Rome 1960

the Olympics that changed the world

by David Maraniss

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- Political aspects,
  • Olympics -- Social aspects,
  • Cold War

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby David Maraniss.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV722 1960 .M37 2008b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23156445M
    ISBN 101410408515
    ISBN 109781410408518
    LC Control Number2008013998

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The author did a great job of telling the stories of the Rome Games in light of how they changed the way the Olympic games would be viewed after that. This is a great read, especially since the Summer Games are just around the corner. The official report published after the Olympic Games in Rome, “The Games of the XVII Olympiad Rome, ”, consists of two volumes, published in English and Italian.

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