Browse Dissertations and Theses - History by Subject "Olympics"

  • Droubie, Paul (2010-01-06)
    This dissertation explores the performance and consumption of a reinvented Japanese national identity surrounding the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics. This event marked an important psychological turning point for many Japanese, ...

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  • Wood, Mihaela A. (2010-05-19)
    This dissertation explores how athletic victories in elite sports, particularly on the international stage, became Romanians’ ultimate expression of "Romanian-ness” during the Cold War years. As a result of the Romanian ...

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