American Anglo-Saxon domination of the 1896 Olympic Games
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American Anglo-Saxon domination of the 1896 Olympic Games

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Published .
Written in English


  • Olympics -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • Sports -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century

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Statementby Rebecca L. Trunzo.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 228 leaves
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13596873M

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