The Political Olympics: Moscow, Afghanistan, and the 1980 U.S. Boycott

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Copyright Acknowledgments
The author and publisher are grateful to the following for allowing the use of their material:
From "Political Problems in the Olympic Games" by J. M. Leiper. In Olympism (pp. 106-13) by J. Segrave and D. Chu. (Eds.), 1981, Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Copyright 1981 by J. Segrave and D. Chu. Reprinted by permission.
From "Nationalism: Inevitable and Incurable?" by D. P. Toohey and K. Warning. In Olympism (pp. 120-24) by J. Segrave and D. Chu (Eds.), 1981, Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. Copyright 1981 by J. Segrave and D. Chu. Reprinted by permission.
Excerpts from pp. 10-12, 71, 144-45, 151, 172-73, 175-85, 187-88, 192, 194-96, 202, 205, 208-15, 222 from MY OLYMPIC YEARS by Lord Killanin. Copyright 1983 by Lord Killanin. Reprinted by permission of William Morrow Co., Inc.
Excerpts from pp. 10-12, 71, 151, 175-85, 187-88, 192, 194, 196, 202, 205, 208, 209, 212-14 from My Olympic Years by Lord Killanin. Copyright 1983 by Lord Killanin. Reprinted by permission of Martin Secker & Warburg.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Hulme, Derick L., Jr.
The political olympics:Moscow, Afghanistan, and the 1980 U.S.
boycott / Derick L. Hulme, Jr.
p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN 0-275-93466-7 (alk. paper)
1. Sports and state--United States. 2. Olympic Games (22nd:1980:
Moscow, R.S.F.S.R.) 3. Boycott--United States. 4. United States--
Foreign relations. I. Title.
GV706.35.H85 1990
796.98--dc20 89-78402

British Library Cataloging-in-Publication Data is available.

Copyright © 1990 by Derick L. Hulme, Jr.

All rights reserved. No portion of this book may be
reproduced, by any process or technique, without the
express written consent of the publisher.

Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 89-78402
ISBN: 0-275-93466-7

First published in 1990

Praeger Publishers, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010
An imprint of Greenwood Publishing Group, Inc.

Printed in the United States of America

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The paper used in this book complies with the
Permanent Paper Standard issued by the National
Information Standards Organization (Z39.48-1984).

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Copyright Acknowledgments iv
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xiii
  • 1 - Introduction 1
  • 2 - The Boycott Decision 17
  • 3 - The Domestic Campaign 21
  • 4 - The International Campaign 43
  • 5 - Consequences of the Boycott 75
  • 6 - Endemic Obstacles to the Boycott 89
  • 7 - U.S. Shortcomings 105
  • 8 - Evaluation of the Use of the Boycott 123
  • Notes 129
  • Selected Bibliography 169
  • Index 171
  • About the Author 181
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