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The Resource The 1972 Munich Olympics and the making of modern Germany, Kay Schiller and Christopher Young, (electronic resource)

The 1972 Munich Olympics and the making of modern Germany, Kay Schiller and Christopher Young, (electronic resource)

Label
The 1972 Munich Olympics and the making of modern Germany
Title
The 1972 Munich Olympics and the making of modern Germany
Statement of responsibility
Kay Schiller and Christopher Young
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The 1972 Munich Olympics--remembered almost exclusively for the devastating terrorist attack on the Israeli team--were intended to showcase the New Germany and replace lingering memories of the Third Reich. That hope was all but obliterated in the early hours of September 5, when gun-wielding Palestinians murdered 11 members of the Israeli team. In the first cultural and political history of the Munich Olympics, Kay Schiller and Christopher Young set these Games into both the context of 1972 and the history of the modern Olympiad. Delving into newly available documents, Schiller and Young chroni
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
Dewey number
796.48
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV722 1972
LC item number
.S35 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Weimar and now: German cultural criticism
Series volume
42
Label
The 1972 Munich Olympics and the making of modern Germany, Kay Schiller and Christopher Young, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=330895
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-327) and index
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Urban, State, and National Capital: Buying, Paying for, and Selling the Games; 3. The Legacy of Berlin 1936 and the German Past: Problems and Possibilities; 4. Germany on the Drawing Board: Architecture, Design, and Ceremony; 5. After "1968": 1972 and the Youth of the World; 6. East versus West: German-German Sporting Tensions from Hallstein to Ostpolitik; 7. The End of the Games: Germany, the Middle East, and the Terrorist Attack; 8. Conclusion: Olympic Legacies; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I
Control code
ocn656359238
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 348 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947580
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other control number
9786612660832
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
266083
System control number
(OCoLC)656359238
Label
The 1972 Munich Olympics and the making of modern Germany, Kay Schiller and Christopher Young, (electronic resource)
Link
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=330895
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 311-327) and index
Contents
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Urban, State, and National Capital: Buying, Paying for, and Selling the Games; 3. The Legacy of Berlin 1936 and the German Past: Problems and Possibilities; 4. Germany on the Drawing Board: Architecture, Design, and Ceremony; 5. After "1968": 1972 and the Youth of the World; 6. East versus West: German-German Sporting Tensions from Hallstein to Ostpolitik; 7. The End of the Games: Germany, the Middle East, and the Terrorist Attack; 8. Conclusion: Olympic Legacies; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I
Control code
ocn656359238
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 348 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520947580
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Other control number
9786612660832
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
266083
System control number
(OCoLC)656359238

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