Toby C. Rider. Cold War Games: Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy. Sport and Society Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2016. 288 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04023-8; $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08169-9.
Reviewed by Molly M. Wood (Wittenberg University)
Published on H-FedHist (December, 2017)
Commissioned by Caryn E. Neumann
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Organisation: Institute of Contemporary History of the NOVA University of Lisbon
Dates: 22 and 23 March 2018
Deadline for proposals: 20 December 2017
“From Patients to Pros: The Paralympics and the Evolving Image of Disabled Athletes in Japan, 1964-2020”
Prof. Dennis J. Frost (Kalamazoo College, USA)
The Center for Sociocultural Sport and Olympic Research
1st Annual Conference
California State University, Fullerton (USA)
March 9-10, 2018
CSSOR Distinguished Scholar Lecture
Prof. Andrew Zimbalist, Smith College
Olympika, The International Journal of Olympic Studies invites graduate students to write journal article reviews for Olympika’s up coming issue. This is a great opportunity to earn a published writing credit through a brief review of a recently published journal article related to the Olympics. Please visit www.uwo.ca/olympic/publications/journal_review_instructions.html for more information.
Collection Description: Anton Geesink is one of the Netherlands’ most colorful and active athletes of the latter half of the twentieth century.
Collection Description (from online finding aid): Herb Elliott was born in Subiaco on 25 February 1938. From the age of 15 until his retirement from athletics at the age of 22, he was never beaten over a mile or 1500 metres. A qualified engineer, he has served on a number of Australian Government committees, mostly in relation to sport.