Universitatea din Bucureşti, Centrul Regional Francofon de Studii Avansate în Ştiinţe Sociale University of Bucharest, (CEREFREA), Le Centre Régional Francophone de Recherches Avancées en Sciences Sociales
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10-11 / 2014
Bogdan Popa, Physical activities and sport encounters in the Romanian society between the Two World Wars, 2013
The Romanian society between the two world wars has shown a significant interest towards the physical activities and sport encounters. Bogdan Popa describes in his book a contrasting evolution for athletes, sport institutions, laws and sport clubs in Romania. He makes a large analysis and shows the influence of sport in a multicultural space. The author observes the impact of the idea of nation and the need to have an identity in sport. Bogdan Popa offers a complex argumentation and presents to his reader an important quantity of information and statistics.
Keywords: sport, Romania, physical culture, sport historiography