Celebrate Rio 2016 with our Olympic Legacy books bundle.

As the Olympics take root in Rio, we are reminded of London’s divisive effort in 2012, and the long term legacy it leaves behind, both in terms of East London’s economic and social climate as well as its urban regeneration in the wake of the continuing Olympic site development in and around Stratford.

Examine the effects of London 2012 in two very different takes on the competition and its local impact, as well as its more widespread implications.