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Swifter, higher, stronger

Sue Macy

Swifter, higher, stronger

a photographic history of the Summer Olympics

by Sue Macy

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Published by National Geographic in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympics -- History.,
  • Olympics -- History -- Pictorial works.,
  • Olympics -- History.

  • About the Edition

    A detailed look at the history of the Olympic Games, from their origins in Ancient Greece, through their rebirth in nineteenth century France, to the present, highlighting the contributions of individuals to the Games" success and popularity.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Sue Macy.
    GenrePictorial works.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV721.5 .M25 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3676393M
    LC Control Number2003014079

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