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Seminal work on the role and function of sport during the Cold War era
The Whole World Was Watching: Sport in the Cold War, edited by Robert Edelman & Christopher Young (Stanford University Press), examines Cold War rivalries through the lens of sporting activities and competitions across Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the U.S. Our reviewer is historian Kristian Gerner, and he finds that the multifaceted analysis in the book reveals how states as well as individual athletes impacted the development of sport and society in the cold war period.
Sport in History, Volume 42, 2022, Issue 1
Sport in History encourages the study of sport to illuminate broader historical issues and debates. Includes an extensive reviews section, an annual compendium of sports-related accessions to British archives and a 'Sport in Public History' section. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: ‘‘This heart-rending and world-shattering news’: gender, emotion, and transnationalism in the Bill Shankly retirement letters by Alan McDougall.
STADION. International Journal of the History of Sport, Vol. 43, 2019, Issue 1
STADION serves as scholarly platform for well-known historians, but also scholars of other disciplines, such as anthropology, archaeology, education, sociology and philosophy. STADION is aimed both at experts and at all those who strive for a deeper and more differentiated understanding of sport, play, physical education and physical culture from an historical perspective.