The People's Game - McDougall, Alan (University of Guelph, Ontario)
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The People's Game is the first comprehensive history of football in East Germany. McDougall offers fresh perspectives on how the country's most popular sport undermined communism. The book combines in-depth knowledge of the GDR with a passion for football, and will appeal to GDR specialists, sports historians and students alike.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The People's Game is the first comprehensive history of football in East Germany. McDougall offers fresh perspectives on how the country's most popular sport undermined communism. The book combines in-depth knowledge of the GDR with a passion for football, and will appeal to GDR specialists, sports historians and students alike.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Cambridge University Press
  • New ed
  • Seitenzahl: 378
  • Erscheinungstermin: 15. Juni 2016
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 229mm x 152mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 542g
  • ISBN-13: 9781107649712
  • ISBN-10: 1107649714
  • Artikelnr.: 45571773
Inhaltsangabe
1. Introduction
2. Football reconstructed
Part I. Players: 3. Footballers' lives
4. The national team
5. Club football at home and away
6. Football and the Stasi
Part II. Fans: 7. Spectatorship in the Ulbricht era
8. Fan culture in the Honecker era
9. The 'wild East': hooliganism in the GDR
10. 'Crooked champions': the BFC problem
Part III. The People's Game: 11. Football and everyday life
12. Women's football
13. East plays West: amateur matches across the Iron Curtain
14. Football for all? The provision of facilities
15. Conclusion
Bibliography
Index.