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The Resource The use of sports to promote the American way of life during the Cold War : cultural propaganda, 1945-1963, Russ Crawford ; with a foreword by Benjamin G. Rader

The use of sports to promote the American way of life during the Cold War : cultural propaganda, 1945-1963, Russ Crawford ; with a foreword by Benjamin G. Rader

Label
The use of sports to promote the American way of life during the Cold War : cultural propaganda, 1945-1963
Title
The use of sports to promote the American way of life during the Cold War
Title remainder
cultural propaganda, 1945-1963
Statement of responsibility
Russ Crawford ; with a foreword by Benjamin G. Rader
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work investigates the use of sport in the first two decades of the Cold War to resist Communism by strengthening the American Way of Life. Each of the Cold War's key players used athletics as a means of advancing political ideologies. The book also evaluates the gains and losses of minorities in this era
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Crawford, Russ
Dewey number
306.4830973
Index
index present
LC call number
GV706.35
LC item number
.C73 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports
  • Sports and state
  • Sports
  • Cold War
  • Propaganda, Anti-communist
  • United States
  • Political culture
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • National characteristics, American
  • Political culture
  • Politics and government
  • Propaganda, Anti-communist
  • Social aspects
  • Social conditions
  • Sports and state
  • Sports
  • Sports
  • United States
  • Sport
  • Leitbild
  • Nationalbewusstsein
  • Ost-West-Konflikt
  • Social Sciences
  • Recreation & Sports
  • Sport
  • Politik
  • Lebensstil
  • Propaganda
  • USA
  • USA
Label
The use of sports to promote the American way of life during the Cold War : cultural propaganda, 1945-1963, Russ Crawford ; with a foreword by Benjamin G. Rader
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-311) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sport and the American way of life : the American way of life and how sport served to strengthen it -- Molding America's youth : the utility of sport in raising good citizens and future cold warriors -- Chip Hilton, cold warrior : a case study of a fictional athlete who embodied all the positive values that sport and the American way were seen to promote -- Rehabilitating the American way : the NCAA and the myth of purity : when scandal threatened college basketball and football, the NCAA helped preserve the image of clean athletics as part of the American way -- Loyalty test : the opponents of sports and the Cold War : opponents of the Cold War and critics of the American way typically also denigrated the role of sport in the United States -- Opportunities gained : African-Americans and the American way of life : sport aided Black Americans enter the American main stream, and also helped cold warriors defend the nation to the non-aligned world -- Opportunities lost : women and the American way of life : Black athletes gained a role in sport, but women were sidelined -- Epilogue : Bringing it all together : I Spy : the 1965 television series brings together the themes discussed in previous chapters
Control code
815281588
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 314 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773416994
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815281588
Label
The use of sports to promote the American way of life during the Cold War : cultural propaganda, 1945-1963, Russ Crawford ; with a foreword by Benjamin G. Rader
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-311) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sport and the American way of life : the American way of life and how sport served to strengthen it -- Molding America's youth : the utility of sport in raising good citizens and future cold warriors -- Chip Hilton, cold warrior : a case study of a fictional athlete who embodied all the positive values that sport and the American way were seen to promote -- Rehabilitating the American way : the NCAA and the myth of purity : when scandal threatened college basketball and football, the NCAA helped preserve the image of clean athletics as part of the American way -- Loyalty test : the opponents of sports and the Cold War : opponents of the Cold War and critics of the American way typically also denigrated the role of sport in the United States -- Opportunities gained : African-Americans and the American way of life : sport aided Black Americans enter the American main stream, and also helped cold warriors defend the nation to the non-aligned world -- Opportunities lost : women and the American way of life : Black athletes gained a role in sport, but women were sidelined -- Epilogue : Bringing it all together : I Spy : the 1965 television series brings together the themes discussed in previous chapters
Control code
815281588
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 314 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773416994
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815281588

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