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Eight planned historical spectacles are analyzed from the point of view of a modern event manager. Potential impacts of this analysis on event studies and modern event management are proposed in three areas: the categories of key stakeholders in events; the relationship amongst these key stakeholders; and the importance of ritual in the design of historical and hence modern events.


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Over the years, in conjunction with writing my special event books and independently, I have written numerous articles for journals, newspapers, magazines, and online blogs. This is a sample of that work.