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Amy Bass. Not the Triumph But the Struggle: The 1968 Olympics and the Making of the Black Athlete. University of Minnesota Press. 1968. 438pp.

Jerry Caraccioli; Tom Caraccioli. Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games. New Chapter Press. 2008. 272pp.

Phil Cousineau. The Olympic Odyssey: Rekindling the True Spirit of the Great Games. Quest Books. 2003. 176pp.

Mark Dyreson. Making the American Team: Sport, Culture, and the Olympic Experience. University of Illinois Press. 1998. 269pp.

John E. Findling; Kimberly D. Pelle (editor). Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2004. 602pp.

Allen Guttmann. The Olympics: A History of the Modern Games. University of Illinois Press. 2002. 214pp.

Allen Guttmann. The Games Must Go On: Avery Brundage and the Olympic Movement. Columbia University Press. 1984. 317pp.

Barukh Hazan. Olympic Sports and Propaganda Games: Moscow 1980. Transaction Publishers. 1980. 218pp.

Christopher R. Hill. Olympic Politics. Manchester University Press. 1992. 266pp.

John Kieran; Arthur Daley. The Story of the Olympic Games: 776 B.C. to 1960 A.D.. J. B. Lippincott. 1961. 400pp.

Arnd Krüger; William Murray (editor). The Nazi Olympics: Sport, Politics and Appeasement in the 1930s. University of Illinois Press. 2003. 260pp.

James F. Larson; Heung-Soo Park. Global Television and the Politics of the Seoul Olympics. Westview Press. 1993. 281pp.

Helen Lenskyj. The Best Olympics Ever? Social Impacts of Sydney 2000. SUNY Press. 2000. 262pp.

Helen Jefferson Lenskyj. Inside the Olympic Industry: Power, Politics, and Activism. SUNY Press. 2000. 216pp.

David Maraniss. Rome 1960: The Olympics that Changed the World. Simon and Schuster. 2008. 478pp.

Michael Payne. Olympic Turnaround: How the Olympic Games Stepped Back from the Brink of Extinction to Become the World's Best Known Brand. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2006. 332pp.

Monroe E. Price; Daniel Dayan (editor). Owning the Olympics: Narratives of the New China. University of Michigan Press. 2008. 424pp.

Kay Schaffer; Sidonie Smith (editor). The Olympics at the Millennium: Power, Politics, and the Games. Rutgers University Press. 2000. 318pp.

Alfred Erich Senn. Power, Politics, and the Olympic Games: A History of the Power Brokers, Events, and Controversies That Shaped the Games. Human Kinetics. 1999. 315pp.

Paul Taylor. Jews and the Olympic Games: The Clash Between Sport and Politics: With a Complete Review of Jewish Olympic Medallists. Sussex Academic Press. 2004. 268pp.

David C. Young. A Brief History of the Olympic Games. Blackwell Publishing. 2004. 184pp.

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