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Spartakiads. The Politics of Physical Culture in Communist Czechoslovakia

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    0521347 - ÚSD 2020 RIV CZ eng B - Monography
    Roubal, Petr
    Spartakiads. The Politics of Physical Culture in Communist Czechoslovakia.
    Praha: Karolinum, 2019. 424 s. Václav Havel Series. ISBN 978-80-246-3851-5
    R&D Projects: GA ČR GPP410/11/P779
    Institutional support: RVO:68378114
    Keywords : Czechoslovak spartakiads * Sokol movement * political ritual
    OECD category: History (history of science and technology to be 6.3, history of specific sciences to be under the respective headings)

    The study deals with the phenomenon of mass gymnastic displays under communism focusing especially on the issue of continuity with the pre-existing tradition of Sokol displays pointing out the long term trends at the Czechoslovak physical education. The book also deals with the symbolism of mass gymnastic performances as well as their logistics and attitude of the broader public.
    Permanent Link: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0305975

     
     
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