European Cultures in Sport: Examining the Nations and Regions

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James Riordan, Arnd Kruger, Arnd Krüger
Intellect Books, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 159 pages
Sport occupies a key position in the cultural profile of a nation. This study forms a comparative guide to sport across Europe, in terms of its relative political and social status, its increasing professionalism, and the ways in which it has contributed to national achievement.
 

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Contents

Introduction1
1
Scotland23
23
Denmark47
47
Germany57
67
The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe89
89
France103
103
Spain
123
Italy139
139
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