Perspectives of the Olympic Games

proceedings of the first United States Olympic Academy by National Mobile Olympic Academy (1st 1977 University of Illinois at Chicago Circle)

Publisher: Microform Publications, College of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, University of Oregon in Eugene

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StatementNina K. Pappas editor.
SeriesUSOA sessional papers -- 1
ContributionsPappas, Nina K., University of Oregon. College of Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
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