How the 1964 Tokyo Olympics redefined Japan

History Extra podcast

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How the 1964 Tokyo Olympics redefined Japan

Tuesday, 27 July

With the Olympics underway in Tokyo, Chris Harding looks back at 1964 – the last time Japan hosted the competition

 

With the Summer Olympics underway in Tokyo, Chris Harding looks back to the 1964 games – the last time Japan hosted the competition. He explores how the competition redefined the nation on the world stage two decades after the Second World War. 

 

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