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The whole world was watching : sport in the Cold War

The whole world was watching : sport in the Cold War / edited by Robert Edelman and Christopher Young.
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
Added to Catalog
February 10, 2020
Cold War International History Project series.
Cold War International History Project
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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