Sport in History, Volume 38, 2018, Issue 4


Biology and the beast? The white man’s quest for physical dominance in early twentieth-century America
Conor Heffernan
Pages: 427-456 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1500393

When art was an Olympic discipline: the Fine Art Salon as a possible model for the concept of the Olympic Art Competitions from an art history perspective
Natalia Camps Y Wilant
Pages: 457-475 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1499041

‘Five goals, no boots’: an interrogation of the politics, play and racialised athleticism of late colonial football tours to England, 1949–1959
Lewis Defrates
Pages: 476-506 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1532925

From a pub game to a sporting spectacle: the professionalisation of British Darts, 1970–1997
Leon Davis
Pages: 507-533 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1511462

Book Reviews

Tall tales and short shorts: Dr. J, Pistol Pete, and the birth of the modern NBA
Wen-hao Winston Chou
Pages: 534-536 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1506860

The art of football: the early game in the golden age of illustration
Graham Deakin
Pages: 536-538 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1506862

In a class of their own: a history of English amateur football
Matti O. Hannikainen
Pages: 538-540 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1506863

Why the pain, what’s the gain? The quest for extreme fitness
Conor Heffernan
Pages: 540-542 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1506865

I Fight for a Living: boxing and the battle for black manhood 1880–1915
Jon Hughes
Pages: 542-544 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1506866

The new boys of summer: baseball’s radical transformation in the late sixties
Robert J. Lake
Pages: 544-547 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1506893

Her own hero: the origin of the women’s self-defense movement
JhihYin Diane Lee
Pages: 547-549 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1506894

Game of privilege: an African American history of Golf
Christopher Mills
Pages: 549-551 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1506895

A game taken seriously: the foundations of Yorkshire’s cricketing power
Mark Rowe
Pages: 551-553 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1506896

Football and accelerated culture: this modern sporting life
Christoph Wagner
Pages: 553-555 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2018.1506897

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