Carrying the torch : a decolonial approach on the Olympic traditions connections with the eurocentric narrative of the spirit / Daniel Malanski

Malanski, Daniel de Souza

The objective of the author is to understand how and why hosting the Games are seen as tokens of societal development, making emergent nations use the Olympics as a symbol of prestige to support their entrance in the concert of developed nations and/or of world great powers.

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Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Barcelona - 2019

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