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Playing tough : the world of sports and politics / Roger I. Abrams.

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Author/Creator:
Abrams, Roger I., 1945-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Boston : Northeastern University Press, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xii, 258 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-243) and index.
Contents:
  • Sports and politics
  • Early baseball and the urban political machine
  • The Nazi Olympic triumph
  • The war of the world: Joe Louis v. Max Schmeling
  • The "futbol war" of Central America
  • Muhammad Ali and the symbols of politics
  • Olympic boycotts and international relations
  • Sports and South African liberation
  • Hardball in city hall: public financing of sports stadiums
  • Conclusion.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781555537531
1555537537
9781555538156
1555538150

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