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Beijing"s Games

What the Olympics Mean to China

by Brownell Susan

  • 173 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • Asia - China,
  • Olympics,
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • History: World

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10721766M
    ISBN 100742556417
    ISBN 109780742556416

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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.

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