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Season 2009 Episode 1030

How Soccer Explains Soviet Life

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How Soccer Explains Soviet Life
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Robert Edelman, Professor of Russian History, University of California, San Diego, discusses his recently published, Spartak Moscow: A History of the People's Team in a Workers' State, a history of the USSR's most popular football team.Edelman's other books include Serious Fun: A History of Spectator Sports in the USSR, Proletarian Peasants: The Revolution of 1905 in Russia's Southwest, and Gentry Politics on the Eve of the Russian Revolution: The Nationalist Party, 1905-1917.moreless

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