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Mega-events and modernity : Olympics and expos in the growth of global culture / / Maurice Roche

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Autore: Roche Maurice Visualizza persona
Titolo: Mega-events and modernity : Olympics and expos in the growth of global culture / / Maurice Roche Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: London : , : Routledge, , 2000
Edizione: 1st ed.
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (296 p.)
Disciplina: 306.48
Soggetto topico: Olympics
Sports - Social aspects
Special events - Social aspects
Note generali: Description based upon print version of record.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Nota di contenuto: Book Cover; Title; Contents; Lists of tables and illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Mega-events and modernity: perspectives and themes; Mega-events and the growth of international culture; Expos and cultural power: capitalism, nationalism and imperialism; Mega-events and cultural citizenship: consumerism, inclusion/ exclusion and internationalism; The Olympics, internationalism and supernationalism: international sports events and movements in the inter-war period; Mega-events and the growth of global culture; Mega-events, cities and tourist culture: Olympics and expos
Mega-events and media culture: sport and the OlympicsMega-events and global citizenship: Olympic problems and responses; Mega-events, identity and global society: theoretical reflections; Notes; Bibliography; Author and name index; Subject index
Sommario/riassunto: Explores the social history and politics of 'mega-events' from the late 19th century to the present. Case studies: 1936 Berlin Olympics, 1992 Barcelona Olympics, 1851 Crystal Palace Expo. A thoroughly new and ground-breaking analysis.
Titolo autorizzato: Mega-events and modernity  Visualizza cluster
ISBN: 1-134-72915-4
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910809444903321
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