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Megaevents and Modernity

Olympics, Expos and the Growth of Global Culture

by Maurice Roche

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages296
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Open LibraryOL7484556M
ISBN 100415157110
ISBN 109780415157117

This book examines the conflicts, dilemmas and contradictions that marked Englishness as the nation changed from an imperial power to a postcolonial state. The chapters deal with travel writing, popular song, music hall and variety theatre, dances, elocution lessons, cricket and football, and national festivals, as well as literature and film. (ebook) Megaevents and Modernity () from Dymocks online store. This analysis explores the social history and politics of. Australia’s leading bookseller for years.

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Through case studies of mega-events such as the Crystal Palace Expo, the Berlin Olympics and the Barcelona Olympics, Maurice Roche investigates the impact Expos and Olympics have had on national identities, on the marking of public time and space.

This analysis explores the social history and politics of "mega-events" from the late 19th century to the present. Through case studies of events such as the Crystal Palace Expo, the Berlin Olympics and the Barcelona Olympics, Maurice Roche investigates the impact Expos and Olympics have had on national identities, on the marking of public time and space, and on visions of Author: Maurice Roche.

Roche, M. (a) ‘Modernity, cultural events and the construction of charisma: Mass cultural events in the USSR in the interwar period’, Cultural Policy 7 (3): – Google Scholar Roche, M. (b) Book review of Klausen, A. (ed.) Olympic Games as performance and public event, Culture, Sport and Society 4 (3).Cited by:   Rothenbuhler, E.

() ‘Values and symbols in orientations to the Olympics, Critical Studies in Mass Communication 6: – Google Scholar Rowe, D. () ‘The global love-match: sport and television’, Media, Culture and Society – Cited by: Get this from a library.

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