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The whole world was watching : sport in the Cold War

Title
The whole world was watching : sport in the Cold War / edited by Robert Edelman and Christopher Young.
ISBN
9781503610187
1503610187
9781503611016
Publication
Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2020]
Physical Description
xi, 334 pages ; 24 cm.
Other formats
Online version: Whole world was watching. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2019
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
February 10, 2020
Series
Cold War International History Project series.
Cold War International History Project
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction : explaining Cold War sport / Robert Edelman and Christopher Young
In the twilight warzone : overt and covert dimensions of the US sports offensive / Toby C. Rider
No quarrel with them Vietcong : Muhammad Ali's Cold War / Elliott J. Gorn
Breaking the ice : Alexei Kosygin and the secret background of the 1972 hockey summit series / James Hershberg
Action in the era of stagnation : Leonid Brezhnev and the Soviet Olympic dream / Mikhail Prozumenshikov
Soccer artistry and the secret police : Georgian football in the multiethnic Soviet empire / Erik R. Scott
Russian fever pitch : global fandom, youth culture, and the public sphere in the late Soviet Union / Manfred Zeller
"Eulogy to theft" : Berliner FC Dynamo (BFC), East German football, and the end of communism / Alan McDougall
Sports, politics and "wild doping" in the East German sporting "miracle" / Mike Dennis
"The most beautiful face of socialism" : Katarina Witt and the sexual politics of sport in the Cold War / Annette F. Timm
Learning from the Soviet big brother : the early years of sport in the People's Republic of China / Amanda Shuman
"The communist bandits have been repudiated" : Cold War-era sport in Taiwan / Andrew D. Morris
New regional order : sport, Cold War culture, and the making of Southeast Asia / Simon Creak
Negotiating colonial repression : African footballers in Salazar's Portugal / Todd Cleveland
Deflected confrontations : Cold War baseball in the Caribbean / Rob Ruck
Ambivalent solidarities : cultural diplomacy, women and South-South cooperation at the 1950s Pan-American Games / Brenda Elsey.
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