Kristian Gerner on


Inför sommar-OS i Beijing 2008: En historisk betraktelse (SWE 080606)

Book reviews

Bidding for the 1968 Olympic Games: International Sport’s Cold War Battle with NATO Heather L. Dichter Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press 2021 (review in English by Kristian Gerner, published 230309)
The Cold War and the 1984 Olympic Games: A Soviet-American Surrogate War Philip A. D’Agati Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2013 (ENG 140221)
Cold War Games: Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy Toby C. Rider Urbana and Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press 2016 (SWE 170913)
Defending the American Way of Life: Sport, Culture, and the Cold War Toby C. Rider & Kevin B. Witherspoon (eds.) Fayetteville, Ark.: The University of Arkansas Press 2018 (ENG 210428)
East Plays West: Sport and the Cold War Stephen Wagg & David L. Andrews (red) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2007 (SWE 071024)
Idrott under 5000 år Jan Lindroth Stockholm: SISU Idrottsböcker 2011 (SWE 120307)
Japanese Imperialism: Politics and Sport in East Asia: Rejection, Resentment, Revanchism J.A. Mangan, Peter Horton, Tianwei Ren & Gwang Ok (red) Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2018 (ENG 180608)
Le sport et la guerre: XIXe et XXe siècles Luc Robène (red) Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes 2012 (ENG 130912)
The Making of Les Bleus: Sport in France, 1958–2010Lindsay Sarah Krasnoff Lanham, MD: Lexington Books 2013 (ENG 140124)
Marrow of the Nation: A History of Sport and Physical Culture in Republican ChinaAndrew D.Morris Berkeley: University of California Press 2004 (SWE 050308)
Russia and the 2018 FIFA World Cup Richard Arnold (ed.) Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2021 (ENG 211110)
Soccer Diplomacy: International Relations and Football since 1914 Heather L. Dichter (ed.) Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky 2020 (ENG 220119)
Sport in the USSR: Physical Culture – Visual Culture Mike O’Mahony London: Reaktion Books 2006 (SWE 060927)
Sport under Communism: Behind the East German ‘Miracle’ Mike Dennis & Jonathan Grix Basingstoke, Hamps.: Palgrave Macmillan 2012 (ENG 121211)
Sports Diplomacy: Origins, Theory and Practice Stuart Murray Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge 2018 (ENG 190130)
Sports Diplomacy: Sports in the Diplomatic Activities of States and Non-State Actors Michał Marcin Kobierecki Lanham, MD: Lexington Books 2020 (review in English by Kristian Gerner, published 220908)
The Whole World was Watching: Sport in the Cold War Robert Edelman & Christopher Young (eds.) Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press 2020 (ENG 220323)


Fotboll som historia (SWE 040210)
Fotbollens efterkrigshistoria blir stundtals en direkt pendang till de övergripande historiska skeenden som i allt väsentligt äger rum utanför den gröna mattan, menar Kristian Gerner.