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London's Olympic Legacy : The Inside Track. / Evans, Gillian.

UK : Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, 2016. 241 p.

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Evans G. London's Olympic Legacy: The Inside Track. UK: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, 2016. 241 p.

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Evans, Gillian. / London's Olympic Legacy : The Inside Track. UK : Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, 2016. 241 p.

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abstract = "This book provides a unique perspective on the behind the scenes planning of London's Olympic legacy. I had unprecedented access to the legacy organisations, institutions, and individuals involved with the 2012 Games. This has allowed me, in a highly accessible and engaging style, to capture a sense of the unfolding drama as attempts were made in London to harness the juggernaut of Olympic development, and its commercial imperative, to the broader cause of meaningful post-industrial regeneration in East London. ",
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