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Selling the five rings the international Olympic committee and the rise of Olympic commercialism by Robert Knight Barney

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Published by University of Utah Press in Salt Lake City .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementRobert K. Barney, Stephen R. Wenn, Scott G. Martyn.
ContributionsWenn, Stephen R., 1964-, Martyn, Scott G., 1966-
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 425p.
Number of Pages425
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22125661M
ISBN 10087480809X

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