The Modern Olympics: A Struggle for Revival

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According to most accounts, the man solely responsible for reviving the modern Olympic Games was Baron Pierre de Coubertin. Now, in The Modern Olympics , David C. Young challenges this view, revealing that Coubertin was only the last and most successful of many contributors to the dream of the modern Olympics. Based on thirteen years of research in previously neglected documents, Young reconstructs the fascinating and almost unknown history of the Olympic revival movement in the nineteenth century, including two long ...

The Modern Olympics: A Struggle for Revival 2002, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801872075

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The Modern Olympics: A Struggle for Revival 1996, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801853746

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