Mega-Events and Modernity: Olympics and Expos in the Growth of Global Culture

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Contents
Lists of tables and illustrationsviii
Prefaceix
Acknowledgementsxiii
1 Mega-events and modernity: perspectives and themes 1
PART 1Mega-events and the growth of international culture31
2 Expos and cultural power: capitalism, nationalism and imperialism 33
3 Mega-events and cultural citizenship: consumerism, inclusion/ exclusion and internationalism 65
4 The Olympics, internationalism and supernationalism: international sports events and movements in the inter-war period 99
PART 2Mega-events and the growth of global culture123
5 Mega-events, cities and tourist culture: Olympics and expos 125
6 Mega-events and media culture: sport and the Olympics 159
7 Mega-events and global citizenship: Olympic problems and responses 194
8 Mega-events, identity and global society: theoretical reflections 217
Notes236
Bibliography254
Author and name index271
Subject index276

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Tables and Illustrations viii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgements xiii
  • Part 1 - Mega-Events and the Growth of International Culture 31
  • Part 2 - Mega-Events and the Growth of Global Culture 123
  • Bibliography 254
  • Press Articles 269
  • Author and Name Index 271
  • Subject Index 276
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