Austerity Olympics

When the Games Came to London in 1948

by Janie Hampton

Paperback, 368 pages, Trafalgar Square, List Price: $20 | purchase

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Title
Austerity Olympics
Subtitle
When the Games Came to London in 1948
Author
Janie Hampton

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Janie Hampton remembers the 1948 London Olympics, which took place in a city still recovering from World War II and cost less than one-one hundredth of a percent of London 2012's budget.