In the first forty or so years following its revival at the end of the nineteenth century, the burdens placed on cities hosting a modern Olympic Games were relatively modest. However, as the Games have grown in size and stature, morphing from a small-scale summer festival into an intensively...
Published June 18th 2012 by Routledge
City Agendas, Planning, and the World’s Games, 1896 – 2016, 2nd Edition
Providing a full overview of the changing relationship between cities and the Olympic events, this substantially revised and enlarged edition builds on the success of its predecessor. Its coverage takes account of important new scholarship as well as adding reflections on the experience of...
Published August 31st 2010 by Routledge
City Agendas, Planning, and the World’s Games, 1896 to 2012
Olympic Cities provides the first full overview of the changing relationship between cities and the Olympic events since 1896. With eighteen specially commissioned and original essays written by a team of distinguished international authors, it explores the historical experience of staging the...
Published September 30th 2006 by Routledge