Reflections on Mexico '68
March 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
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Presenting a multi-disciplinary approach to Mexico City’s staging of the Olympic Games in 1968, this book combines analyses of literary works and protest music with comparative history to offer a fresh appreciation of the significance of the event.
- Explores the first Olympic Games to be hosted by a Spanish-speaking, Latin American country
- Includes new and pioneering research data on the Mexico Games
- An innovative approach from scholars from a variety of disciplines
- Re-appraisal of momentous events from an unusually wide diversity of geographical and thematic perspectives
- Applies historical analysis to inform future events