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Author Parks, Jenifer, 1974- author.

Title The Olympic Games, the Soviet sports bureaucracy, and the Cold War : red sport, red tape / Jenifer Parks
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]
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Contents Verbal gymnastics : the Soviet Union enters the Olympic movement -- Leveling the playing field : Soviet sports administrators abroad and international sports exchanges under Khrushchev, 1953-1964 -- Getting things done : Soviet bureaucrats' expanding role in the IOC and Moscow's bid to host the games -- "An exemplary communist city" : preparing Moscow for the 1980 Olympic Games -- A job well done? : welcoming the world to the 1980 Moscow Olympiad
Summary This study examines the Soviet bureaucracy responsible for overseeing Olympic sport during the Cold War. It analyzes how sport administrators used political savvy and professional pragmatism alongside ideological drive to expand participation, maximize chances of success, and achieve Soviet political and diplomatic aims
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Orgkomitet "Olimpiada-80."
Orgkomitet "Olimpiada-80"
Olympic Games (22nd : 1980 : Moscow, Russia)
Olympic Games.
Sports administration -- Soviet Union -- History
Sports and state -- Soviet Union -- History
GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Essays.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- History.
SPORTS & RECREATION -- Reference.
Sports administration.
Sports and state.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Sports.
Soviet Union.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2016059323
ISBN 1498541194
9781498541190