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Just as the Olympic Games themselves represent the pinnacle in athletic achievement, The Olympic Spirit represents the finest, most comprehensive publication ever assembled on the history of the Olympic Games. Notable historic Olympians are profiled along with highlights from each year. The photography is great and the information intreaging. 3 people found this helpful.

A celebration of 100 years of the modern Olympic Games, which were revived in Athens in 1896. Includes 120 colour photographs.

Includes bibliographical references (page 180) and index

Includes bibliographical references (page 180) and index. Includes 120 colour photographs, the greatest athletic performances, memorable opening and closing ceremonies, and collectables from the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. A must for any Olympic enthusiast and a great coffee table book!

The Olympic Spirit: 100 Years of the Games. Southern Living, 1995

is the author of books including Titanic: Legacy of the World’s Greatest Ocean Liner, a New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and USA Today bestseller; Pearl Harbor: America’s Darkest Day; The Olympic Spirit: 100 Years of the Games; and Stanford: Portrait of a University. Southern Living, 1995. A Day in the Life of Thailand (with David Elliot Cohen and Steve van Beek). Requiem for the Heartland (with David Elliot Cohen).

The Olympic Spirit celebrates the centennial of the modern Olympic movement beginning with the first Olympiad in. .

The Olympic Spirit celebrates the centennial of the modern Olympic movement beginning with the first Olympiad in Athens, Greece, in 1896. Features more than 350 color photographs and illustrations. It showcases the greatest athletic performances and is a record of past Olympic champions and their achievemants. ALso features Olympic colectibes: posters, medals, pins, torches, stamps. etc. Beautiful coffee table volume.

The Olympic Torch Relay begins with the torch lighting in Olympia, Greece. Olympic Spirit: 100 Years of the Games by Susan Wells. From there, the journey to the host city varies from year to year. The Olympic Games Organizing Committee (OCOG) determines the route, as well as the theme, modes of transportation for the torch, and the stops that it will take along its way to the Opening Ceremony. The torch is generally carried from one country to another on a plane.

An official publication of the Atlanta Centennial Olympic Games, featuring more than one hundred colorful photographs and offering an overview of the Olympics from their inception in ancient Greece, celebrates the centennial of the modern Olympic games.
The Olympic Spirit: 100 Years of the Games download epub
Encyclopedias & Subject Guides
Author: Susan Wels
ISBN: 0006382797
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Encyclopedias & Subject Guides
Language: English
Publisher: Collins Pub San Francisco (November 1, 1995)
Pages: 168 pages