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Product Description: Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities and nations in the East and Global South. Such events have been viewed as economic stimulant as well as opportunities to promote national identity, gain greater international recognition and exercise a form of 'soft power...read more
By Richard Gruneau (editor) and John Horne (editor)

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9781138805613 | Routledge, November 2, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: Since the turn of the twenty first century, there has been a trend for urban "mega events" to be awarded to cities and nations in the East and Global South.

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Hardcover:

9781780934143 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, January 16, 2014, cover price $90.00

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9781474238281 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, May 21, 2015, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: This edited collection contains six refreshing critical assessments of the leisure-sport relationship from societies that have staged the Olympic and Paralympic Games and contains valuable information for those who live in societies that aspire to host the Games...read more
By John Horne (editor)

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9780415826884 | Routledge, May 31, 2013, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: This edited collection contains six refreshing critical assessments of the leisure-sport relationship from societies that have staged the Olympic and Paralympic Games and contains valuable information for those who live in societies that aspire to host the Games.

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Product Description: How should the Irish commemorate their past? What are the potential benefits and dangers? How does commemoration relate to history? Contemporary Ireland, north and south, was founded in the decade of 1912-1923. From the signing of the Ulster Unionists' Solemn League and Covenant to the partitioning of the country and subsequent Civil War in the Irish Free State, a series of events shaped Ireland for the century to come...read more
By John Horne (editor)

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9781908996176 | Royal Irish Academy, March 28, 2013, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: How should the Irish commemorate their past?

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Product Description: A Companion to the First World War brings together an international team of distinguished historians who provide a series of original and thought-provoking essays on one of the most devastating events in modern history. Comprises 38 essays by leading scholars who analyze the current state of historical scholarship on the First World War Provides extensive coverage spanning the pre-war period, the military conflict, social, economic, political, and cultural developments, and the war's legacy Offers original perspectives on themes as diverse as strategy and tactics, war crimes, science and technology, and the arts Selected as a 2011 Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE...read more
By John Horne (editor)

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9781119968702 | Blackwell Pub, February 7, 2012, cover price $61.95 | About this edition: A Companion to the First World War brings together an international team of distinguished historians who provide a series of original and thought-provoking essays on one of the most devastating events in modern history.

Miscellaneous:

9781444323641 | Blackwell Pub, April 5, 2010, cover price $199.95

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Product Description: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work...read more

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9781120231116 | Kessinger Pub Co, September 15, 2009, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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9781120110459 | Kessinger Pub Co, September 15, 2009, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.

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Product Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience...read more

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9781103399116 | Bibliolife, February 28, 2009, cover price $32.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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9781103399093 | Bibliolife, February 28, 2009, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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Product Description: "...you went into [a casualty-clearing station] young and light-hearted. You came out older than any span of years could make you." - Catherine Black, Ramelton Co. Donegal, describing her work as a nurse in France during the Great War * "[He] kept me an hour talking of his dead boy...read more
By John Horne (editor)

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9781904890508 | Royal Irish Academy, October 24, 2008, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: ".

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By John Horne (editor)

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9781405123860, titled "A Companion To World War I" | Blackwell Pub, May 24, 2010, cover price $234.95

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Product Description: This volume offers a distinctive and timely comparative analysis of the sociological, economic, and political significance of bids for, and the hosting of, sports mega-events throughout the world. A collection by leading international scholars examining sports mega-events, such as the Olympic Games and the FIFA World Cup...read more
By John Horne (editor) and Wolfram Manzenreiter (editor)

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9781405152907 | Blackwell Pub, December 11, 2006, cover price $41.95 | About this edition: This volume offers a distinctive and timely comparative analysis of the sociological, economic, and political significance of bids for, and the hosting of, sports mega-events throughout the world.

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Product Description: This book offers a distinctive introduction to understanding the position of sport in consumer society. Drawing on recent developments in sociological theory and research, particularly in relation to debates about culture and consumption, the book examines how sport - as both recreational practice and commercial spectacle - has become more central to the capitalist 'economies of signs and space'...read more

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9780333912850 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 17, 2005, cover price $120.00

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9780333912867 | Palgrave Macmillan, December 17, 2005, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This book offers a distinctive introduction to understanding the position of sport in consumer society.

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Product Description: Global popular culture and big business have revolutionised the East in a generation. Football, Sport of the masses and now commercial super power, has travelled with this tide of change in the East in its own right. The development of football as a major participatory sport in Japan, Korea and China makes it an ideal case study for analysis of the complex relationship between sport, culture, society and economy in the East...read more
By John Horne (editor) and Wolfram Manzenreiter (editor)

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9780415318976 | Routledge, November 1, 2004, cover price $225.00 | About this edition: Global popular culture and big business have revolutionised the East in a generation.

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9780415318983, titled "Football Goes East: Business, Culture and the People's Game in China, Japan and South Korea" | Routledge, November 17, 2004, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: Global popular culture and big business have revolutionised the East in a generation.

By John Horne (editor)

Hardcover:

9780521561129 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1997, cover price $149.99

Paperback:

9780521522663 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 1, 2002, cover price $59.99

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The football World Cup is unquestionably the biggest sporting event in the world. This fascinating collection of papers examines the background to the 2002 World Cup Finals, held in Korea and Japan, and explores the event's profound social, cultural, political and economic significance. The book offers important insight into topics such as: * the development of professional football in Korea and Japan* the political and diplomatic significance of the first co-hosted World Cup* FIFA and the 'back stage' dealing behind the World Cup* football as a global culture and its impact on 'traditional' East Asian structures. This book is essential reading for anybody looking to understand the power of sporting 'mega-events' and the increasingly complex relationship between sport and society. It is also an absorbing read for all serious fans of world football. (view table of contents)
By John Horne (editor) and Wolfram Manzenreiter (editor)

Hardcover:

9780415275620 | Routledge, June 1, 2002, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: The football World Cup is unquestionably the biggest sporting event in the world.

Paperback:

9780415275637 | Routledge, June 1, 2002, cover price $75.95

Hardcover:

9780718500702 | Leicester Univ Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $85.00

Paperback:

9780718500719 | Leicester Univ Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Is it true that the German army, invading Belgium and France in August 1914, perpetrated brutal atrocities? Or are accounts of the deaths of thousands of unarmed civilians mere fabrications constructed by fanatically anti-German Allied propagandists? Based on research in the archives of Belgium, Britain, France, Germany, and Italy, this pathbreaking book uncovers the truth of the events of autumn 1914 and explains how the politics of propaganda and memory have shaped radically different versions of that truth...read more

Hardcover:

9780300089752, titled "German Atrocities, 1914: A History of Denial" | Yale Univ Pr, October 1, 2001, cover price $50.00

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9780300107913 | Yale Univ Pr, November 30, 2001, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: Is it true that the German army, invading Belgium and France in August 1914, perpetrated brutal atrocities?

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Product Description: Bringing a cultural and social dimension to the study of sport, this introductory guide will help students understand the context of sport and the place it has in the lives of individuals as well as in modern British society as a whole...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780419252900 | Routledge, April 1, 2001, cover price $144.00 | About this edition: Bringing a cultural and social dimension to the study of sport, this introductory guide will help students understand the context of sport and the place it has in the lives of individuals as well as in modern British society as a whole.

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Product Description: Bringing a cultural and social dimension to the study of sport, this introductory guide will help students understand the context of sport and the place it has in the lives of individuals as well as in modern British society as a whole...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9780419136408 | Routledge, June 1, 1999, cover price $71.95 | About this edition: Bringing a cultural and social dimension to the study of sport, this introductory guide will help students understand the context of sport and the place it has in the lives of individuals as well as in modern British society as a whole.

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Product Description: These ten studies by leading French and British historians examine various aspects of de Gaulle's life and political career.
By Hugh Gough (editor) and John Horne (editor)

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9780340588260 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 15, 1995, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: These ten studies by leading French and British historians examine various aspects of de Gaulle's life and political career.

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