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Maurice Roche
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Home Browse Books Book details, Mega-Events and Modernity: Olympics and Expos i. .Mega-events have come to have a high political profile in the contemporary period

Home Browse Books Book details, Mega-Events and Modernity: Olympics and Expos i.Mega-Events and Modernity: Olympics and Expos in the Growth of Global Culture. Mega-events have come to have a high political profile in the contemporary period. Over 14 million journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.

Mega-Events and Modernity. has been added to your Basket. Historical chapters deal with the production of Expos by power elites, their impacts on mass culture, and the political uses and abuses of international sport and Olympic events. Chapters also deal with the impact of Olympics on cities, the growth of Olympics as "media events" and the current crisis of the Olympic movement in world politics and culture.

Through case studies of events such as the 1851 Crystal Palace Expo, the 1936 Berlin Olympics and the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Maurice Roche investigates the impact Expos and Olympics have had on national identities, on the marking of public time and space, and on visions of national citizenship and international society in modern times.

Roche argues that mega-events provide power elites with 'flagships' and catalysts to promote their visions of.

Roche argues that mega-events provide power elites with 'flagships' and catalysts to promote their visions of society and of the future, but that they also provide ordinary people with opportunities to connect with and affirm or contest collective identities. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Roche, M. 2000 Mega-Events and Modernity: Olympics and Expos in the Growth of Global Culture. All the World’s a Fair: Visions of Empire at American International Expositions 1876-1 91 6, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1984.

Roche, M. SERC, ‘Sheffield Vision’, Sheffield, Sheffield Economic Regeneration Committee, 1988

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Event marketing : how to successfully promote events, festivals, conventions, and expositions Leonard H. Hoyle. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. ISBN: 047140179X (cloth : alk. paper) Author: Hoyle, Leonard H. Publication & Distribution: New York. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners.

Part 1 Mega-events and the growth of international culture. Expos and cultural power. Part 1 Mega-events and the growth of international culture.

Sporting events, especially the Olympics, hold a special l symbolic power (Roche, 2006;Roche, Delanty, & Kumar, 2006). They convey universal and transcultural principles and mobilize a common interest.

This analysis explores the social history and politics of mega-events from the late 19th century to the present. Through case studies of events such as the 1851 Crystal Palace Expo, the 1936 Berlin Olympics and the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, Maurice Roche investigates the impact Expos and Olympics have had on national identities, on the marking of public time and space, and on visions of national citizenship and international society in modern times. Historical chapters deal with the production of Expos by power elites, their impacts on mass culture, and the political uses and abuses of international sport and Olympic events. Chapters also deal with the impact of Olympics on cities, the growth of Olympics as media events and the current crisis of the Olympic movement in world politics and culture.