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Olympic dreams : China and sports, 1895-2008 / Xu Guoqi.

Author/Creator:
Xu, Guoqi.
Other Title:
China and sports, 1895-2008
Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 377 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Sports -- China -- History.
Sports -- Political aspects -- China.
Contents:
1. Strengthening the nation with warlike spirit
2. Reimagining China through international sports
3. Modern sports and nationalism in China
4. The two-China question
5. The sport of ping-pong diplomacy
6. The Montreal games : politics challenge the Olympic ideal
7. China awakens : the post-Mao era
8. Beijing 2008.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-353) and index.
ISBN:
9780674028401 (alk. paper)
0674028406 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
174112722
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