The Olympic Games, the Soviet Sports Bureaucracy, and the Cold War: Red Sport, Red Tape

The Olympic Games, the Soviet Sports Bureaucracy, and the Cold War: Red Sport, Red Tape

by Jenifer Parks

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498541183
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 01/16/2017
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Jenifer Parks is associate professor of history at Rocky Mountain College.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Verbal Gymnastics: The Soviet Union Enters the Olympic Movement
Chapter 2: Leveling the Playing Field: Soviet Sports Administrators Abroad and International Sports Exchanges under Khrushchev, 1953–1964
Chapter 3: Getting Things Done: Soviet Bureaucrats' Expanding Role in the IOC and Moscow's Bid to Host the Games
Chapter 4: "An Exemplary Communist City”: Preparing Moscow for the 1980 Olympic Games
Chapter 5: A Job Well Done?: Welcoming the World to the 1980 Moscow Olympiad

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