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Demetrius (20)

Of Troezen (probably 1st cent. ad), wrote works on literary history. The only known title is that of his work on philosophers, Against the Sophists. Athenaeus 1. 29a;Diogenes ...

International Olympic Committee

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A Dictionary of Sports Studies

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences, Society and culture
Length:
1,217 words

...graphic detail on the corruption scandals related in particular to the winning of the bid to host the Winter Games by Salt Lake City, and the responses that forced Samaranch and the IOC to introduce reforms. In its first 119 years there were just nine presidents of the IOC: Demetrius Vikelas of Greece, 1894–6 ; Baron Pierre de Coubertin of France, 1896–1925 ; Count Henri de Baillet-Latour of Belgium, 1925–42 ; Sigfrid Edström from Sweden, 1946–52 ; Avery Brundage of the USA, 1952–72 ; Michael Morris , Lord Killanin , from Ireland, 1972–80 ;...

Literary Perspectives on Asian Americans in the South

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Frank Cha

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature and Culture

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Current Version:
2020

...the African American communities in the film object to the lovers’ desire to date outside of their respective race. Mina and Demetrius ultimately leave Greenwood in search of a life away from the racial and ethnic strife that stifles their relationship. Mississippi in the 1990s is less a place for redemption and change than a site where the histories of racial and ethnic segregation continue to replay themselves with new actors. Demetrius and Mina’s decision to move away suggests that mobility rather than permanence may be the only way to find a sense of...

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