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The Resource Olympic Games 2008, History of the Olympic Games

Olympic Games 2008, History of the Olympic Games

Label
Olympic Games 2008, History of the Olympic Games
Title
Olympic Games 2008
Title part
History of the Olympic Games
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • 7 yrs+
  • This book chronicles the history of the development of the Olympic Games as we know them today. The book travels back into antiquity when the Games first began in Ancient Greece and provides a detailed map of Olympia where the ancient games were held. There is information about training for the ancient games, competing, the closing ceremony and how the games finally ended. Then the book moves to an examination of how the Olympic Games were revived by Baron Pierre de Coubertin, and there is a brief history of the Games since 1896, including which sports have been played, disputes and disasters and facts and figures. There is also a timeline of the history of the Olympic Games
  • The Olympic Games are one of the largest, most important and popular sporting competitions in the world today. They attract the finest sports people from all over the world to compete, and foster the Olympic ideals of courage, fair play, and peace among nations. This new series is designed to inform students about the Olympic Games in general and the 2008 Games in particular, including comprehensive information on the host nation. As a whole, the series provides an up-to-date overview of this significant sporting competition
Related
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1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Guile, Melanie
Intended audience
For primary school students
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olympic Games
  • Olympics
Label
Olympic Games 2008, History of the Olympic Games
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
24987827
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781740703734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color ill, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 24987827
  • (Sirsi) 24987827
Label
Olympic Games 2008, History of the Olympic Games
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
24987827
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781740703734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color ill, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 24987827
  • (Sirsi) 24987827

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