Sport in History, Volume 41, 2021, Issue 4


Open Access
Forms of competition in proto-modern eighteenth-century English sport: a tentative typology
Mike Huggins
Pages: 469-495 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.1915370

Golf in St Andrews, the critical years, c. 1880-1914
Gerardo Rebanal Martínez
Pages: 524-550 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.1924848

The first quixotic sports hero: Federico Martín Bahamontes and national identity creation in Spain
Juan Carlos Castillo
Pages: 551-577 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.1913444

The ITTF and Olympic recognition of table tennis: from pure amateurism to the Asian markets (1926–1988)
Kilian Mousset, Louis Violette & Aurélie Épron
Pages: 578-595 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.1919187

Sport literature as an educational means in the formative years of the State of Israel
Udi Carmi
Pages: 596-616 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2020.1786446

Members of the Bohuslän Curling Club (Bohuslänska Curlingklubben) on the ice of Byfjorden in 1887. From left: Alban E Thorburn, Henrik Åberg, Richard Hedlund, William Andrew Macfie (80years old, still playing), E Hedlund, E Macfie and lieutenant Cronstedt, far right.

Open Access
‘Frae Land o’ Lakes to land o’ Cakes’: curling, Scotland, Sweden, and historical undercurrents
Matthew L. McDowell
Pages: 496-523 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2021.1919189

Book Reviews

A history of the British sporting journalist, c.1850-1939: James Catton, sports reporter
by Stephen Tate, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020, xvi+425 pp., £67.99 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-5275-4487-1
Dilwyn Porter
Pages: 617-619 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2020.1808339

Play on! The hidden history of women’s Australian rules football
by Brunette Lenkić and Rob Hess, Richmond, Echo Publishing, 2016, xii+324pp., A$32.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-7600-6316-0
Mark Neuendorf
Pages: 619-621 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2020.1772601

Baseball beyond our borders: an international pastime
edited by George Gmelch and Daniel A. Nathan, London, University of Nebraska Press, 2017, 495 pp., $24.95 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-8032-7682-6
Gabriel Fidler
Pages: 621-623 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2020.1772599

The sports shoe: a history from field to fashion
by Thomas Turner, London, Bloomsbury, 2019, 296 pp., £30 (hardback), ISBN 978-1-4742-8179-9
Ben Sacks
Pages: 623-625 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2020.1772603

Success and failure of countries at the Olympic Games
by Danyel Reiche, London, Routledge, 2016, xi+170 pp., £90.00, (hardback), ISBN 978-1-138-79721-5
Luke J. Harris
Pages: 626-627 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2020.1743010

American sport: observations and essays
by Michał Mazurkiewicz, Kielce, Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jana Kochanowskiego, 2017, 139 pp., PLN 26.25 (paperback), ISBN: 978-8-3713-3699-7
Natalia Organista
Pages: 628-629 | DOI: 10.1080/17460263.2020.1772602

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