Sport in History, Volume 37, 2017, Issue 2

Editors’ Note

Sport and amateurism: new directions
Carol Osborne & Stephen Wagg
Pages: 121-123 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1319875


Transnational connectivity, cultural interaction and selective adaptation: English Corinthians and amateur football in the Netherlands, c.1906–39
Nicholas Piercey & Dilwyn Porter
Pages: 124-145 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1304442

‘Thus far and no farther’: the rise of women’s hockey leagues in England from 1910 to 1939
Jo Halpin
Pages: 146-163 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1318089

The industrial middle class and the development of sport and in a railway town
Liam Dyer & Dave Day
Pages: 164-182 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1304982

Never the gentleman: caste, class and the amateur myth in English first-class cricket, 1920s to the 1960s
Stephen Wagg
Pages: 183-203 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1304981

The reinvention of the British Lions: amateurs, professionals and contested identities
John Harris
Pages: 204-220 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1299038

Book Reviews

American national pastimes – a history
Ian Lawrence
Pages: 221-222 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2016.1183397

Mr America: the tragic story of a bodybuilding icon
Dave Smith
Pages: 223-224 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2016.1214374

The shared origins of football, rugby and soccer
Graham Curry
Pages: 225-228 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1306322

The awkward squad: rebels in English cricket
Russell Holden
Pages: 228-230 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1306323

Immortals of British sport: a celebration of Britain’s sporting history through sculpture
Richard Holt
Pages: 230-232 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1306324

Real tennis: today and yesterday
Robert J. Lake
Pages: 232-235 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1306325

Keepers of the flame: NFL films and the rise of sports media
Richard D. Loosbrock
Pages: 235-237 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1306326

The 1912 Stockholm Olympics: essays on the competitions, the people, the city
Nick Piercey
Pages: 237-239 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1306327

Baseball’s new frontier: a history of expansion, 1961–1998
Seth S. Tannenbaum
Pages: 240-241 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1306328

Playing to win – sports, video games and the culture of play
Anne Tjønndal
Pages: 242-244 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1306329

Jüdische Fußballvereine im Nationalsozialistischen Deutschland: Eine Spurensuche
Christoph Wagner
Pages: 244-245 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1306330

Sport in Ireland 1600–1840
Robert Colls
Pages: 245-246 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1315002

Ballooning: a history 1782–1900
Jeremy Crump
Pages: 247-249 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1315003

New directions in sport history
Jeremy Crump
Pages: 249-251 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1315004

Vain games of no value? A social history of association football in Britain during its first long century
Graham Curry
Pages: 251-254 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1315005

Nation at play: a history of sport in India
Jon Dart
Pages: 254-256 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1315006

Sportswomen in cinema: film and the frailty myth
Roger Domeneghetti
Pages: 256-258 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1315007

Coming on strong: gender and sexuality in women’s sport
Carrie Dunn
Pages: 258-260 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1315008

Sex testing: gender policing in women’s sports
Carrie Dunn
Pages: 260-262 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1315009

Game shooting: an illustrated history
Alastair J. Durie
Pages: 262-264 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1315010

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