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The Nazi Olympics : sport, politics and appeasement in the 1930s

Author: Arnd Krüger; W J Murray
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2003.
Series: Sports and society.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 1936 Olympic Games played a key role in the development of both Hitler's Third Reich and international sporting competition. This volume offers an analysis of Germany's preparations for the Games  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arnd Krüger; W J Murray
ISBN: 0252028155 9780252028151
OCLC Number: 744680314
Description: ix, 260 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Germany : the propaganda machine / Arnd Krüger --
United States of America : the crucial battle / Arnd Krüger --
Great Britain : the amateur tradition / Richard Holt --
France : liberty, equality, and the pursuit of fraternity / William Murray --
Italy : Mussolini's boys at Hitler's Olympics / Gigliola Gori --
Japan : the future in the past / Tetsuo Nakamura --
Finland : the promised land of Olympic sports / Leena Laine --
Sweden : business as usual / Lars-Olof Wilander --
Norway : neighborly neutrality / Matti Goksjr --
Denmark : living with reality / Jrn Hansen --
Netherlands : in the shadow of big brother / André Swijtink --
Epilogue / Arnd Krüger.
Series Title: Sports and society.
Responsibility: edited by Arnd Krüger and William Murray.

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