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Table of contents 1. Culture, politics and spectacle in the global sports event - an introduction. Alan Tomlinson and Christopher Young. 2. The theory of spectacle: reviewing Olympic ethnography. John J. MacAloon. 3. Italy 1934: Italy 1934: Football and Fascism. Robert S.C. Gordon and John London. 4. Berlin 1936: The most controversial Olympics. Allen Guttmann. 5. England 1966: Goal! The myth of the golden age. Tony Mason. 6. Mexico City 1968: Sombreros and skyscrapers. Keith and Claire Brewster. 7. Munich 1972: Re-presenting the nation. Christopher Young. 8. Argentina 1978: Military nationalism, football essentialism and moral ambivalence. Eduardo Archetti. 9. Moscow 1980: Stalinism or good clean fun? Robert Edelman. 10. Los Angeles 1984 and 1932: Commercialising the American Dream. Alan Tomlinson. 11. Barcelona 1992: Evaluating the Olympic legacy. Miquel de Moragas and Christopher Kennett. 12. Sydney 2000: Sociality and spaciality in global media events. Deborah Stevenson and David Rowe. 13. Japan/Korea 2002: Public space and popular celebration.
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Nationalism and sports -- History.
Sports and globalization -- History.
Sports -- Sociological aspects -- Cross-cultural studies.