The Resource What are the Summer Olympics?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi

What are the Summer Olympics?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi

Label
What are the Summer Olympics?
Title
What are the Summer Olympics?
Statement of responsibility
by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An overview of the Summer Olympics from Grecian times through 2012
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Herman, Gail
Dewey number
796.48
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV721.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Marchesi, Stephen
Series statement
What was...?
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Olympics
  • Olympics
  • Olympics
Target audience
juvenile
Label
What are the Summer Olympics?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 108) and filmography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are the Summer Olympics? -- The ancient Games, 776 BC-AD 393 -- The modern Games begin: late 1800s -- The Olympics grow: the early 1900s -- New Games: news stars, the 1920s -- Politics enter the Games: the 1930s -- After the war: late 1940s and 1950s -- Time for change: the 1960s -- Munich and Montreal: the 1970s -- Dives and drugs: the 1980s -- Dreams lost and found: the 1990s -- A new century: the 2000s -- At the close -- Movies about the Olympics -- Timelines
Control code
ocn913135868
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780448488349
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913135868
  • (Sirsi) a1928123
Label
What are the Summer Olympics?, by Gail Herman ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 108) and filmography
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are the Summer Olympics? -- The ancient Games, 776 BC-AD 393 -- The modern Games begin: late 1800s -- The Olympics grow: the early 1900s -- New Games: news stars, the 1920s -- Politics enter the Games: the 1930s -- After the war: late 1940s and 1950s -- Time for change: the 1960s -- Munich and Montreal: the 1970s -- Dives and drugs: the 1980s -- Dreams lost and found: the 1990s -- A new century: the 2000s -- At the close -- Movies about the Olympics -- Timelines
Control code
ocn913135868
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780448488349
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913135868
  • (Sirsi) a1928123

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