By John Hargreaves

Even though the struggle for independence by means of ethnic minorities has got a lot cognizance lately, there isn't any learn of the way globalized recreation in its such a lot complicated shape can assist to stimulate it. This booklet indicates how the 1992 Olympic video games raised the stress that already existed among Catalonia and Spain. John Hargreaves analyzes and explains the best way the clash built and at last was once resolved by way of the specified features of Catalan nationalism, the character of the hot Spanish democracy and the exact function performed by means of the foreign Olympic Committee.

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