The Nazi Olympics: Sport, Politics, and Appeasement in the 1930's

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252028151
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 5/14/2003
  • Series: Sport and Society
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1 Germany: The Propaganda Machine 17
2 United States of America: The Crucial Battle 44
3 Great Britain: The Amateur Tradition 70
4 France: Liberty, Equality, and the Pursuit of Fraternity 87
5 Italy: Mussolini's Boys at Hitler's Olympics 113
6 Japan: The Future in the Past 127
7 Finland: The Promised Land of Olympic Sports 145
8 Sweden: Business as Usual 162
9 Norway: Neighborly Neutrality 175
10 Denmark: Living with Reality 195
11 The Netherlands: In the Shadow of Big Brother 210
Epilogue 229
Appendix 243
Bibliographic Essay 247
Contributors 253
Index 255
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