Download e-book for kindle: The 1940 Tokyo Games: The Missing Olympics: Japan, the Asian by Sandra Collins

By Sandra Collins

ISBN-10: 0415373174

ISBN-13: 9780415373173

ISBN-10: 041549561X

ISBN-13: 9780415495615

By representing their adventure of modernity as varied from the West of their respective Olympic video games, Asian international locations show a lot in regards to the goals and anxieties of being an Asian host within the carrying on with western Olympic hegemony. This unique paintings explores the stumble upon among ‘the East and the West’ by means of interpreting the planned self-presentational cultural international relations traditionally required of Asian Olympic hosts.

Exploring the connection among smooth Asia and the Olympic video games, it makes a speciality of the forgotten background of the 1940 Tokyo Olympics to bare the advanced and engaging come across among Japan and the realm within the Nineteen Thirties. The ebook is the 1st complete account of this come across and attracts considerably on jap resources hitherto unknown within the English-speaking global. It argues that this stumble upon units the scene and the tone for later Asian involvement within the Olympic stream. It comprises chapters on:

  • Imperial Commemoration and international relations

  • the eastern Fascist Olympics

  • the occasion, jap Style

  • the Spectre of 1940 in Later Asian Olympics.

This paintings fills a spot within the literature, and offers an unique addition to the background of jap tradition, Asian cultures and the Olympic Movement.

This e-book is a distinct factor of The overseas magazine of the historical past of Sport.

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