There is no better time to take a look back at the political events of the past 100 years as seen through the eyes of sport and sports people. Ten key international authorities in their respective fields lead you through the most important political elements of contemporary sport.
This book is the first of its kind. It provides a wide ranging perspective through time and place and will be an invaluable tool for students studying sport from an historical and political perspective, and also for those who have a general interest in sport at its interface with politics.
About the Author:
Arnd Kruger is Professor and head of the 'Sport and Society' section of the Department of Sport Science at the Georg-Augist University in Germany. He has served as Dean of Faculty of Sport Sciences and is Past-President of the European Committee for Sport History. He has published widely on political aspects of sports mainly in the 19th & 20th Century