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Author Schiller, Kay

Title The 1972 Munich Olympics and the making of modern Germany / Kay Schiller and Christopher Young

Publ Info Berkeley : University of California Press, [2010]
 RWU Main Library  GV722 1972 .S35 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 348 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Weimar and now ; 42
Contents Urban, state, and national capital: buying, paying for, and selling the games -- The legacy of Berlin 1936 and the German past: problems and possibilities -- Germany on the drawing board: architecture, design, and ceremony -- After "1968": 1972 and the youth of the world -- East versus west: German-German sporting tensions from Hallstein to Ostpolitik -- The end of the games: Germany, the Middle East, and the terrorist attack -- Conclusion: Olympic legacies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The 1972 Munich Olympics were intended to showcase the New Germany and replace lingering memories of the Third Reich. In this cultural and political history of the Munich Olympics, the authors set these games into both the context of 1972 and the history of the modern Olympiad
LC subject Olympic Games (20th : 1972 : Munich, Germany) -- History
Terrorism -- Germany -- Munich
Athletes -- Violence against -- Germany -- Munich
Germany -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Add Author Young, Christopher, 1967-
ISBN 9780520262133 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520262131 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520262157 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520262158 (pbk. : alk. paper)