The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany
Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism

The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany

    • $23.99
    • $23.99

Publisher Description

The 1972 Munich Olympics—remembered almost exclusively for the devastating terrorist attack on the Israeli team—were intended to showcase the New Germany and replace lingering memories of the Third Reich. That hope was all but obliterated in the early hours of September 5, when gun-wielding Palestinians murdered 11 members of the Israeli team. In the first cultural and political history of the Munich Olympics, Kay Schiller and Christopher Young set these Games into both the context of 1972 and the history of the modern Olympiad. Delving into newly available documents, Schiller and Young chronicle the impact of the Munich Games on West German society.

GENRE
Sports & Outdoors
RELEASED
2010
August 3
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
368
Pages
PUBLISHER
University of California Press
SELLER
University of California Press
SIZE
6.6
MB

More Books Like This

Hitler's Olympics Hitler's Olympics
2011
The Games: A Global History of the Olympics The Games: A Global History of the Olympics
2016
From Jack Johnson to LeBron James From Jack Johnson to LeBron James
2016
Time and Space Time and Space
2015
Satch, Dizzy, and Rapid Robert Satch, Dizzy, and Rapid Robert
2010
Three Seconds in Munich Three Seconds in Munich
2019

More Books by Kay Schiller & Chris Young

The FIFA World Cup 1930 - 2010 The FIFA World Cup 1930 - 2010
2014
WM 74 WM 74
2014

Other Books in This Series

Munich and Memory Munich and Memory
2023
The Dialectical Imagination The Dialectical Imagination
1996
The Third Reich Sourcebook The Third Reich Sourcebook
2013
Edgar G. Ulmer Edgar G. Ulmer
2014
Walter Benjamin Walter Benjamin
2023
Siegfried Kracauer's American Writings Siegfried Kracauer's American Writings
2012