Athlete First: A History of the Paralympic Movement
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“All in all this is an indispensable guide to the labyrinthine origins of disability and Paralympic sport and this book will be an absolutely vital source text for other scholars working in this area.” (Sport in History, 28 June 2012)
“The book is the first cohesive history of the Paralympic Movement.” (Idrottsforum.org, June 2009)
"This book successfully takes on the task of chronicling the story of the paralympic movement. Along the way, readers are introduced to some of the strong characters who have helped get the paralympians to their current position on the international sports stage." (Doody's, January 2009)