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Sport in Cold War America, 1953-1963

Thomas Michael Domer

Sport in Cold War America, 1953-1963

the diplomatic and political use of sport in the Eisenhower and Kennedy administrations.

by Thomas Michael Domer

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Published by University Microfilms in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Facsimile reprint produced by microfilm-xerography of a Ph.D. thesis submitted to the Marquette University in 1976.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13976441M

  On a post–Cold War Hollywood version of this ice hockey game, Miracle (), see Michael Silk, Bryan Bracey, and Mark Falcous, “Performing America's Past: Cold War Fantasies in a Perpetual State of War,” in Wagg and Andrews, eds., East Plays West, pp. –; and M. Silk, J. Schultz, and B. Bracey, “From Mice to Men: Miracle.   The Cold War made for decades of tense Olympic battles between the United States and the Soviet Union. In that rivalry split the Olympics altogether. U.S. President Jimmy Carter, facing re-election, pushed for the U.S. to boycott the first Olympics held in the Soviet Union after Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan in December

It grew in size throughout as enthusiasm for the war waned once the public realized that a speedy victory was beyond the reach of the Allies. The attitude of Americans towards the black market signalled that both a consensus and social cohesion were weaker in wartime America. During the Cold War, Sport was one of many spheres the USSR and the West competed in bitterly. Purportedly amateur, sport meant a lot to the Soviet authorities as did awards and gold medals.

This is an English language bibliography of scholarly books and articles on the Cold e of the extent of the Cold War (in terms of time and scope), the conflict is well documented. The Cold War (Russian: холо́дная война́, kholodnaya voĭna) was the global situation from around to of political conflict, military tension, proxy wars, and propaganda campaigns. It was also a truly global phenomenon, bringing Africa, Asia, and Latin America onto the same stage as the superpowers and their European surrogates. This project seeks to illuminate all realms and aspects of sport in the Cold War, from its beginning up to and including its long aftermath.


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