Olympic Dreams

Olympic Dreams

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An illustrated work that explores why China became obsessed with Western sports and how it relates to the country's search for a national and international identity presents an argument that sport has the capacity to bring about major social changes.Xin hua she tiyu bu, ed., Cong ling dao shi wu ([Chinaa#39;s gold medals] from zero to fifteen) (Beijing: Xinhua chubanshe, 1985), 1-2., 4. 69. ... Li Dan and Yang Kuangman, Wu huan qi xia de zhui hui, 63. 76. ... since she had refused to lose to a fellow Chinese player in order to make sure China would win when it faced a foreign player. ... The song aquot;Da dao jin xing quaquot; was written during the war with Japan.

Title:Olympic Dreams
Author:Guoqi XU
Publisher:Harvard University Press - 2008


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