Reflections on Mexico '68

Presenting a multi-disciplinary approach to Mexico City's staging of the Olympic Games in 1968, this book combines analyses of literary works and protest music with comparative history to offer a fresh appreciation of the significance of the event. Explores the first Olympic Games to be hosted by a Spanish-speaking, Latin American country Includes new and pioneering research data on the Mexico Games An innovative approach from scholars from a variety of disciplines Re-appraisal of momentous events from an unusually wide diversity of geographical and thematic perspectives Applies historical analysis to inform future events