Sport in History, Volume 38, 2018, Issue 1


Engines at top speed! Using the adventures of a comic book motorsports hero as an approach to understanding recent French history
Sébastien Laffage-Cosnier, Noemi García-Arjona & Christian Vivier
Pages: 1-22 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1358655

Strength Peddlers: Eddie O’Callaghan and the selling of Irish strength
Conor Heffernan
Pages: 23-45 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1386125

Degenerate days: colonial sports tours and British manliness 1900–1910
Geoffrey Levett
Pages: 46-74 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1410217

George Walker and the ghost: the chess-player in urban and literary culture, 1840–51
John Sharples
Pages: 75-95 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1428680

The ‘reel’ Jesse Owens: visual rhetoric and the Berlin Olympics
Mike Milford
Pages: 96-117 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1429298

Book Reviews

A future for the history of Ireland’s sporting past? An essay in review
David Toms
Pages: 118-123 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2017.1315030

Edwin Smith: a life in Derbyshire cricket
Derek Barnard
Pages: 123-125 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1435360

The rebirth of professional soccer in America: the strange days of the United Soccer Association
Roger Domeneghetti
Pages: 125-127 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1435363

Cold war games: propaganda, the Olympics, and US foreign policy
Craig Esherick
Pages: 127-129 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1435364

The rise and fall of Olympic amateurism
Luke J. Harris
Pages: 129-131 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1435366

The temple of perfection: a history of the gym
Conor Heffernan
Pages: 132-134 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1435369

English national identity and football fan culture: who are ya?
Richard Holt
Pages: 134-136 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1435372

Alpe D’Huez: cycling’s greatest climb
Mark Hurst
Pages: 136-137 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1435373

The ethics of sport: what everyone needs to know
Anne Tjønndal
Pages: 137-139 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1435375

Richmond unchained – the biography of the world’s first black sporting superstar
Anne Tjønndal
Pages: 139-141 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1435376

Ashe vs Connors: Wimbledon 1975: Tennis that went beyond Centre Court
Allister Webb
Pages: 141-143 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1435377

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