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- DescriptionThis book reveals the surprising role soccer played during World War II. It uncovers many survivor testimonies and old accounts of wartime players, revealing hidden stories of soccer in almost every Nazi concentration camp. To these prisoners, soccer was a glimmer of joy amid hunger and torture, and a show of resistance against the Nazi regime.
- Author BiographyKevin E. Simpson is professor of psychology at John Brown University. He has published widely in sport psychology and in the teaching of the psychology of the Holocaust, among other topics. Simpson has received fellowships and grants from such institutions as the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Holocaust Education Foundation of Northwestern University. He is a former college soccer player.
- Author(s)Kevin E. Simpson
- PublisherRowman & Littlefield
- Date of Publication22/09/2016
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRowman & Littlefield Publishers
- Content Note27 black & white halftones
- Weight681 g
- Width162 mm
- Height238 mm
- Spine32 mm
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