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Sport in the Soviet Union

Victor E Louis

Sport in the Soviet Union

by Victor E Louis

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Published by Pergamon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports -- Russia

  • Edition Notes

    Pergamon Oxford Russian series. Background books, 3.

    SeriesThe Commonwealth and international library -- 273, Commonwealth and international library of science, technology, engineering and liberal studies -- 273
    ContributionsLouis, Jennifer M,
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV623 L6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69 p.
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14336650M

      By using physical culture and sport to assess social, cultural and political developments within the Soviet Union, this book provides a new addition to the historiography of the s and s as well as to general sports history by: 7. Media in category "Sports in the Soviet Union" The following 26 files are in this category, out of 26 total. летие 3, × 2,; MBCategory combines topics: sport, Soviet Union.

      The Soviet Union spent decades drawing up meticulous plans of what Britain would look like if they managed to invade. For 40 years, spies from the USSR familiarised themselves around.   Soviet players didn’t want to cheat, they were ordered to: Viswanathan Anand Viswanathan Anand talks about dividing line between Cold War and post-Cold War chess, the perception of Indian players during that period and the genius of Bobby Fischer and his iconic World Championship match with Boris Spassky.

    Serving as an introduction to Soviet physical education which endeavors to give a concise outline of the organizational structure and the theoretical foundatons of Soviet sport, this book attempts to discuss Soviet physical education in relation to Soviet education and culture generally and to examine critically the practical applications of the theoretical premises of Soviet physical culture. The rich and competitive spirit of Soviet culture helped to drive many of the policies of the Soviet Union, including those involving their participation in international sports. The Soviet practice of utilizing international sporting events for political purposes helped to shape the history of sports in the Soviet Union, especially after World Author: Philip D’Agati.


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Sport in the Soviet Union by Victor E Louis Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book also offers information on the medal tally of the Soviet Union in different Olympic Games. The manuscript is a vital reference for readers and sports enthusiasts wanting to explore the development of sports in the Soviet Union.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Louis, Victor E. Sport in the Soviet Union. Oxford ; New York: Pergamon Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Louis, Victor E. Sport in the Soviet Union. Oxford, Pergamon Press, New York, Macmillan [] (OCoLC) James Riordans Sport in Soviet Society is one of the first attempts to chronicle the entirety of the works eponymous subject or, for that matter, any aspect of Soviet popular culture.

As an employee of the Soviet Union, Riordan gained access to primary sources that were normally unavailable to westerners and used them to present arguably the first glimpse that anyone had 4/5. This book focusses on the individuals who excelled at sport in Soviet society, looking at how they made such achievements and the impact such successes had.

Author James Riordan explores the societal dynamics of Soviet sport, comparing and contrasting what went on in the USSR with other by: The role and development of sport in Soviet society received little contemporary attention, in the West or in Russia.

Although it was widely banned after the Russian Revolution, and viewed as a tool developed by the bourgeoisie for the training of body and mind during the rise of capitalism, the USSR was among the world's sporting powers. This book examines the evolution of. The book also offers information on the medal tally of the Soviet Union in different Olympic Games.

The manuscript is a vital reference for readers and sports enthusiasts wanting to explore the development of sports in the Soviet Edition: 2. A welcome addition to the recent scholarship on the late Soviet period, Jenifer Parks’ book provides a thoroughly-researched account of the Soviet Sports Bureaucracy and the Olympic Games Archival research in Moscow, the United States, and Switzerland underpins this rich assessment of Soviet Olympic : Hardcover.

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They have stated that there can be no "sport for sport's sake," that hunters, for example, must not merely look for game but consider themselves explorers with Cited by: Rugby union in the Soviet Union was a moderately popular sport.

It was most popular in the Georgian SSR; parts of the Russian SFSR such as Moscow and certain regions in Siberia like Krasnoyarsk; and Alma-Ata, the capital of the Kazakh enjoyed a more limited popularity in the Ukrainian SSR, Minsk in the Byelorussian SSR and parts of the RSFSR such First played: s, Moscow.

VSS Spartak, the first of the future Union-wide national sports societies, dates from The society united the workers of local industries, communal economy, culture, automobile transportation, civil aviation, and others.

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