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Diplomacy in Gymnastics and the Olympic Movement

Georgia Cervin

in Degrees of Difficulty: How Women's Gymnastics Rose to Prominence and Fell from Grace

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043772
eISBN:
9780252052675
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043772.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter demonstrates how the Cold War provided for moments of collaboration in gymnastics, at all levels of participation. Eastern bloc gymnasts like Olga Korbut and Nadia Comăneci became ... More


Conclusion

Alison M. Parker

in Unceasing Militant: The Life of Mary Church Terrell

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659381
eISBN:
9781469659404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659381.003.0016
Subject:
History, African-American History

The black freedom struggle, from Terrell’s perspective, was a multi-pronged approach. From her early work in the National Association of Colored Women (NACW), focusing on anti-lynching and black ... More


Establishing a New Social Service Regime

Joe William Trotter

in Pittsburgh and the Urban League Movement: A Century of Social Service and Activism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813179919
eISBN:
9780813179926
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179919.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

The Urban League's fight for worker rights, household service employees, and low-income public housing deepened its ties with grassroots social movements and the larger civil rights agenda of the ... More


Boycotts and diplomacy: when the talking stops*

Carole Gomez (ed.)

in Sport and diplomacy: Games within games

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526131058
eISBN:
9781526138873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526131058.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

According to the IOC and FIFA, the independence of sport is one of the most sacrosanct principles. Proclaimed in the Olympic and FIFA Charters, the “autonomy” of sport has to be protected and ... More


The Kingsley Family, Charleston, and the American Revolution

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the migration of a British merchant and Quaker, Zephaniah Kingsley Sr., to Charleston, South Carolina in 1770. After suffering bankruptcy in Bristol, England, Kingsley and his ... More


A Matter of Honor and a Test of Virtue: Riots, Boycotts, and Resistance during the Coming of the Revolution

Craig Bruce Smith

in American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the period from the end of the French and Indian War to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. It analyzes the formation of a communal sense of self before and during the ... More


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