Olympika: The International Journal of Olympic Studies, Volume XXV, 2016



The Historiography of Pierre de Coubertin, Modern Olympic Games Founder
Jeffrey O. Segrave

The Representation of Violence: Selected Canadian and American Newspaper Coverage of the 1968 Mexico City Massacre
John Petrella

Protecting the Games: The International Olympic Committee and Security, 1972-1984
Austin Duckworth and Thomas M. Hunt

Edward Archibald and the Political Symbolism of the 1908 Olympic Games
Robert K. Barney

Book Reviews

Toby C. Rider. Cold War Games: Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy
Brad J. Congelio

George Hirthler. The Idealist: The Story of Baron Pierre de Coubertin
Robert K. Barney

Larry R. Gerlach. Alma Richards: Olympian
Colleen English

Matthew P. Llewellyn and John Gleaves. The Rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism
Brad J. Congelio

Vida Bajc (ed.). Surveilling and Securing the Olympics: From Tokyo 1964 to London 2012 and Beyond
MacIntosh Ross

Jules Boykoff. Power Games: The Political History of the Olympics
Adam Talbot

John Horne and Garry Whannel. Understanding the Olympics, second edition
Brad J. Congelio

Journal Article Reviews

Mark Dyreson. “Global Television and the Transformation of the Olym- pics: The 1984 Los Angeles Games.” The International Journal of the History of Sport 32, no. 1 (2015): 172-184
Courtney van Waas

Thomas Perks. “Exploring an Olympic ‘Legacy’: Sport Participation in Canada before and after the 2010 Winter Olympics”, Canadian Review of Sociology 52, no. 4: 462-474
Matthew Holmes

Cesar R. Torres. “Argentina and the 1984 Olympics.” The International Journal of the History of Sport 32, no. 1: 108-127
Taylor McKee

Helen Macnaughtan. “The Oriental Witches: Women, Volleyball and the 1964 Tokyo Olympics,” Sport in History 34, no. 1 (2014): 134-156
Thomas Fabian

Clive Palmer and Mitchell J. Larson. “When (or How) Do the Olympics Become ‘Stale’?” Sport in Society 18, no. 3 (2014): 275-289
Jared Walters

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