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The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany (Paperback): Kay Schiller, Chris Young

The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany (Paperback)

Kay Schiller, Chris Young

Series: Weimar & Now: German Cultural Criticism, 42

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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.

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Imprint: University of California Press
Country of origin: United States
Series: Weimar & Now: German Cultural Criticism, 42
Release date: July 2010
First published: August 2010
Authors: Kay Schiller • Chris Young
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 368
ISBN-13: 978-0-520-26215-7
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
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Books > History > World history > From 1900
Books > History > World history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945
LSN: 0-520-26215-8
Barcode: 9780520262157

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