The Story of the Olympic Games

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9781406771916 - The Story of the Olympic Games - R. D. Binfield
9781406771916 - The Story of the Olympic Games - R. D. Binfield
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The Story of the Olympic Games

A fascinating and detailed account of the evolution of the Olympic games. Within it, Binfield explores the long and interesting history of the Olympic games form its origins in Ancient Greece to the modern games.

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“The Story of the Olympic Games” is a 1948 work by R. D. Binfield. Within it, Binfield explores the long and interesting history of the Olympic games form its origins in Ancient Greece to the modern games. Contents include: “The Ancient Games”, “The Revival”, “The Track Events”, “The Marathon”, “Walking Events”, “The Field Events”, “Women’s Events”, “The Modern Pentathlon”, “Cycling, by W. J. Mills”, “Wrestling, by George Mackenzie”, “Weight-lifting, by Oscar State”, “Swimming, by Janet Bassett-Lowke”, etc. A fascinating and detailed account of the evolution of the Olympic games not to be missed by those with an interest in the subject. Macha Press is republishing this classic work now in a new edition complete with the extract ‘Classical Games’ by Francis Storr.

Book Details

Author

R. D. Binfield

Imprint

Macha Press

ISBN

9781406771916, 9781443731386

Formats Available

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Pages

198

Publication Date

04 November 2008

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in