The Balkan Games and Balkan Politics in the Interwar Years 1929 - 1939: Politicians in Pursuit of Peace

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The Balkan Games resulted on the one hand from the growth of modern European sport and the unsatisfactory performances of the Balkan athletes at national and international level, and on the other hand, from a desire to bring the Balkan peoples together in peace and concord. The Games were initiated in Athens in 1929 and increasingly became an integral part of the political, cultural and social life of the area. The common global reality is that when an athletic event is staged, attempted friendship seldom receives priority. ...

The Balkan Games and Balkan Politics in the Interwar Years 1929 - 1939: Politicians in Pursuit of Peace 2009, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780415486453

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