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Published by Centre for Olympic Studiies and School of Geography, University of New South Wales in Sydney .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

StatementKristy Ann Owen.
SeriesMonograph series -- no.3
ContributionsUniversity of New South Wales. Centre for Olympic Studies., University of New South Wales. School of Geography.
The Physical Object
Pagination56p. :
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21571937M
ISBN 100733418341
OCLC/WorldCa53245565

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