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Globalizing Sport: National Rivalry and International Community in the 1930s
by Barbara J. Keys
Harvard University Press, 2006
eISBN: 978-0-674-72663-5 | Paper: 978-0-674-72570-6 | Cloth: 978-0-674-02326-0
Library of Congress Classification GV706.34.K48 2006
Dewey Decimal Classification 306.483

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
In this impressive book, Barbara Keys offers the first major study of the political and cultural ramifications of international sports competitions in the decades before World War II. Focusing on the United States, Nazi Germany, and the Soviet Union, she examines the transformation of events like the Olympic Games and the World Cup from relatively small-scale events to the expensive, political, globally popular extravaganzas familiar to us today.

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