Bearing light : flame relays and the struggle for the Olympic Movement / edited by John J. MacAloon.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London ; New York : Routledge, 2013.
Description
xiv, 191 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

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Series
  • Sport in the global society. Contemporary perspectives [More in this series]
  • Sport in the global society : contemporary perspectives
Notes
Reprint of Sport in society, vol. 15, issue 5 (2012).
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : the Olympic Flame Relay. Local knowledges of a global ritual form ; This flame, our eyes : Greek/American/IOC relations, 1984-2002, an ethnographic memoir ; Olympic Flame Relay operations under a 'world's best practices' regime : a conversation with Steven McCarthy ; 'My programme became very strict': a conversation with Athanassios Kritsinelis / John J. MacAloon -- The 2004 International Relay: a Greek around the world with the Olympic Flame / Pinelopi B. Amelidou -- Struggling to celebrate: management of the 2004 Olympic Flame Relay segment in Greece / Spiros Spiropoulos -- American media, intercultural stories and the 2004 Olympic flame ceremonies / Marianthi Bumbaris Thanapoulos -- Hybridity and subversion: the Olympic flame in India / Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta.
Other title(s)
  • Flame relays & the struggle for the Olympic Movement
  • Sport in society. Volume 15, issue 5 (2012)
ISBN
  • 9780415448321 (hbk.)
  • 0415448328 (hbk.)
OCLC
190967340
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