Popular Entertainment is written for lower-division basic training programs in Traditions and Cultures. It can also be an excellent supplemental text for programs within the historical past of the theatre, theatre arts, and the social influence of entertainment. Part Four considers when competition turns into efficiency, as manifested on the worldwide cultural stage that is the Olympic Games.
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