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GSD 361P GSD 361P. Sports and Politics in Germany. 3 Hours.

Same as European Studies 348 (Topic 8). Explore how fascism, communism, liberal democracy, and the current nationalistic backlash against immigration have all used the popularity of sports to achieve their strategic goals, from the 1936 Nazi Olympics to Germany's 2014 World Cup victory and beyond. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: European Studies 348 (Topic: Sports and Politics in Germany), 348 (Topic 8), German, Scandinavian, and Dutch Studies 360 (Topic: Sports and Politics in Germany), 361P. Prerequisite: Upper division standing.