TITLE

A special twist in Barcelona

AUTHOR(S)
Lawday, David
PUB. DATE
August 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;8/3/92, Vol. 113 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the Barcelona Olympics seem out of sync with the world. The influence of nationalism throughout the world; How Barcelona is playing the nationalism game; The possibility that sports competition might outweigh national antagonism; The focus of national rivalry; More.
ACCESSION #
9208031916

 

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