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Crafting Patriotism for Global Dominance: America at the Olympics (Sport in the Global Society)
Crafting Patriotism for Global Dominance America at the Olympics - Sport in the Global Society
Author: Mark Dyreson
In 2008 China plans to use the Olympic Games to remake its national identity in the global marketplace. In so doing China treads the path blazed by the United States. For more than a century the U.S. has used the Olympic Games to construct national identity, create communal memory, and craft patriotic mythology. From opening parades where the Am...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780415445689
ISBN-10: 041544568X
Publication Date: 10/20/2008
Pages: 200
Edition: 1
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Publisher: Routledge
Book Type: Hardcover
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