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The Use of Sports to Promote the American Way of Life During the Cold War: Cultural Propaganda, 1945-1963 Hardcover – September 14, 2008

ISBN-13: 978-0773450745 ISBN-10: 0773450742

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 314 pages
  • Publisher: Edwin Mellen Pr (September 14, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0773450742
  • ISBN-13: 978-0773450745
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 6.5 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,557,080 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"... a well-written, perceptive, and authoritative account of a largely forgotten but also significant aspect of the nation's history." - Prof. Benjamin G. Rader University of Nebraska-Lincoln "... Crawford effectively illustrates how sport served as a crucial means through which the United States aligned itself with morality and virtue..." -Prof. Raymond Schuck Bowling Green State University"

About the Author

Russ Crawford is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Political Science and Criminal Justice, at Ohio Northern University. He received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

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