What is it about?

Pierre Pasquier was the first French general governor who was thinking about sport activities to gather France and indochinese elite members in 1929. This article aims to analyze his motivations and the means he used to do it from 1929 to 1934.

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Why is it important?

This article aims to demonstrate that the General Governor Decoux didn't invent the first Sports policy in Indochina.


Further research is needed in this field do study what the Residents have done in their provinces to develop this kind of action.

Universite de Lausanne

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This page is a summary of: Pierre Pasquier, l’inventeur d’une « politique des sports » en Indochine, Sport History Review, March 2019, Human Kinetics, DOI: 10.1123/shr.2018-0008.
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