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The Beijing Olympics

Monroe E Price:

The Beijing Olympics

The Projection of Modern China and the Contest for Hearts and Minds

by Monroe E Price:

  • 113 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interdisciplinary Studies,
  • Social Science / General,
  • General,
  • Olympics,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10206758M
    ISBN 100415440904
    ISBN 109780415440905

    Book Description: "A major contribution to the study of global events in times of global the Olympicstests the possibilities and limits of the concept of 'media events' by analyzing the mega-event of the information age: the Beijing OlympicsA good read from cover to cover."-Guobin Yang, Associate Professor, Asian/Middle Eastern Cultures & Sociology, Barnard College.   Extra budget requests, on top of $ billion allocated in China’s bid for the Games, show Beijing is once again pulling out all the stops to put on a flawless Winter Olympics.

    Make offer - CHINA PRC # Olympics Beijing Set of 4 Stamp Postage Mint NH Mongolia Scott # - 9th Winter Olympic Games Souvenir Sheet - MNH £   Of Michael Phelps' eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics, the swimmer said his best performance was the m : Olympictalk.

    This Olympic Forrest Park was built for the Beijing Olympics of Living across the street from the park makes It convenient and supplies me with View you can’t get, “Anywhere” in Beijing. Read more. Date of experience: January If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full 4/5(K). A major contribution to the study of global events in times of global media. Owning the Olympics tests the possibilities and limits of the concept of 'media events' by analyzing the mega-event of the information age: the Beijing Olympics A good read from cover to cover.


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Brownell's book tracks China's use of the Summer Olympics as a firework-studded coming out party on its quest to elbow into the high society of the world's superpowers.

(Book Examiner) Beijing's Games is a well-written and lively account of sports in contemporary Chinese public culture and politics. It offers a timely context for understanding Cited by: BEIJING - AUGUST Lopez Lomong of the United States Olympic men's track and field team carries his country's flag to lead out the delegation during the Opening Ceremony for the Beijing Summer Olympics at the National Stadium on August 8, in Beijing, China.

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Meyer applied as a volunteer, teaching English in the local elementary school and choosing to live in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Beijing, the hutong 4/5. The Beijing Olympics was the means for China to demonstrate its wealth and power to the world. It was through art and creativity, demonstrated by the Opening Ceremony, that China was able to celebrate and share its culture with the rest of the world; while also supporting current day ideals of peace, harmony, progress, and environmentalism.

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Price: $ ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: What the Olympic games mean to China --Europe and the people without sport history, or what hosting the Olympic games means to China --The clash of cultures: martial arts and Olympic sports --Symbols of state power: stadiums.

editor: beijing institute of architectural design publisher: birkhäuser year: size: pages, x cm ISBN: related. This book provides a thorough examination of the preparations taking place in Beijing now for the Olympic Games in There is a brief introduction to the Olympics Games, followed by a special section devoted to China's involvement in the Olympics.

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