Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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Various articles report on the opening ceremonies and days to the 1951 Pan-American Games, with a focus squarely on the sporting aspect of the event.
Some brief notes abou the closing of the 1951 Pan-American Games.
The preview includes a letter of support from Perón to his nation's athletes
The closing ceremonies were a bit more formal and solemn, with Juan and Eva Perón honoring the participating nations and athletes at the River Plate stadium.
The opening lines of this article — "The nation, on its path toward athletic maturity, will, beginning today, attend to the opening ceremony of the first Pan-American Games that will take place at the President Perón Stadium in Avellaneda ..." —…
An accomplished swimmer, Schultz became one of the popular figures of the 1951 Pan-Am Games.
A variety of superlatives color the account of the opening cermonies of the 1951 Pan-American Games. There is some mention of the ticket prices and the fact that Perón was concerned about the ability of the nation's "most humble" citizens being able…
The 1951 Pan-American Games are not as overtly patriotic in El Gráfico as in other magazines; international athletes receive good coverage. However, these games (perhaps forced) featured much more coverage of Perón than usual. The ceremonies were…
With a team of amateur players, Argentina wins the Panamerican Games in Mexico and receives praise from the Mexican media
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