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More than medals : a history of the Paralympics and disability sports in postwar Japan

Dennis J. Frost (Author)
"Exploring how sports have shaped perceptions of and approaches to disability in postwar Japan, this book examines five international sporting events held in Japan for athletes with disabilities: the 1964 Tokyo Paralympics, the FESPIC Games, the Ōita International Wheelchair Marathon, the 1998 Nagano Winter Paralympics, and the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics"-- Provided by publisher
Print Book, English, 2020
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 2020
History
xviii, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9781501753084, 1501753088
1143794704
Introduction : The Paralympic Movement in Japan : An Imperfect Success Story
Tokyo's Other Games : The Origins and Impact of the 1964 Paralympics
Lost Games : The Far East and South Pacific (FESPIC) Games for the Disabled, 1975-2006
Japan's "Cradle of Disability Sports" : Ōita and the International Wheelchair Marathon, 1981-
A Turning Point : The 1998 Winter Paralympics in Nagano
Athletes First: Preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Paralympic Games
Coda : The 2021 Problem