The British Olympics

The British Olympics

Britain's Olympic Heritage 1612–2012

Paperback200pp Illustrated210x210mm

9781848020580     Product Code: 505850


Before 2012, the Olympic Games had twice been held in London, but sporting festivals in Britain date back centuries earlier – events that encouraged and inspired the foundation of the modern Olympics. This book explores the Much Wenlock and Cotswold Games and other early incarnations, as well as the 1904 and 1948 Games, and the Stoke Mandeville Games, the forerunner of the Paralympic Games.

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