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

Author/creator Abrams, Roger I., 1945-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoBoston : Northeastern University Press, ©2013.
Descriptionxii, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [235]-243) and index.
LCCN 2012042100
ISBN9781555537531 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN1555537537 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN9781555538156 (ebook)
ISBN1555538150 (ebook)

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