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Sport in Soviet Society Development of Sport and Physical Education in Russia and the USSR

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ISBN-10: 0521280230

ISBN-13: 9780521280235

Edition: 1977

Authors: James Riordan

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List price: $42.99
Copyright year: 1977
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/30/1980
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 446
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.144

Acknowledgements
Introduction
The beginnings of an organised sports movement, 1861-1917
The ideological roots of Soviet physical education and sport
Militarisation of sport, 1917-1920
Years of physical culture. 1921-1929
Industrialisation and competitive sport, 1929-1941
World War II, 1941-1945: the supreme test of physical training
Restoration and consolidation, 1945-1958: aiming for world supremacy in sport
The later post-war years: urban life and leisure
Contemporary organisation of Soviet sport and physical education
Social aspects of sport: the military, peasants, nationalities, women and schoolchildren
Soviet sport and Soviet foreign policy; Conclusions
Appendix
Bibliography
Index