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    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 38, 2021, Issue 4 | Regional Issue: Americas

    The International Journal of the History of Sport is the world’s leading sport history academic periodical with fully-refereed global coverage of the subject. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Recorde: Revista de História do Esporte – An Overview of Its Publications (2008–2020) by Letícia Cristina Lima Moraes, Leonardo do Couto Gomes & Wanderley Marchi Júnior.

    Sport in History, Volume 41, 2021, Issue 3

    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: ’Book review: Sport and the New Zealanders: a history [Greg Ryan and Geoff Watson] by Tony Collins.

    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 37, 2020, Issue 16 | Sport and Oral History II

    The International Journal of the History of Sport is the world’s leading sport history academic periodical with fully-refereed global coverage of the subject. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Critical Mass: Oral History, Innovation Theory, and the Fitness Legacy of the Muscle Beach Scene by Tolga Ozyurtcu & Jan Todd.

    ‘A strong woman’s troubles’: Victorina and the strong woman in Victorian Britain | A summary

    In this feature article, Conor Heffernan summarizes his recent article in Women’s History Review, in which he presents his research into strongwomen history and specifically the story of German-born Julia Veidlere, better known as Victorina, famed strongwoman in late nineteenth century Britain. While telling her story, Heffernan also touches upon aspects of her career such as brand management and having to assert her femininity, against a backdrop of music hall entertainment, immensely popular in those days.

    A learned and readable study of sport and physical culture in Ireland

    The History of Physical Culture in Ireland, Conor Heffernan’s Ph.D. thesis published by Palgrave Macmillan, is the first study to deal with physical culture in an Irish context, covering educational, martial and recreational histories. We asked historian Hans Bolling for a review, and he is highly appreciative of Heffernan’s efforts – “a book well worth spending time with”. In his review, Bolling creates added value by including information about the Swedish contribution to physical culture in Ireland.

    Sport in History, Volume 41, 2021, 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: ‘THE FASTEST SKATERS IN THE WORLD’: THE TRANSCONTINENTAL ROLLER DERBY, 1935–1937 by Colleen English

    Journal of Sport History, Volume 47, 2020, Number 2

    The purpose of NASSH is to promote, stimulate, and encourage study and research and writing of the history of sport, and to support and cooperate with local, national, and international organizations having the same purposes. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: "HE ATE AND PUMPED": THE RISE AND FALL OF D. L. DOWD, AMERICA'S FORGOTTEN FITNESS ENTREPRENEUR by Conor Heffernan.

    Closing report from a network of sport historians

    The chapters in Sporting Cultures: Global Perspectives (MMU Sport and Leisure History) arose from the 4th International Colloquium for Sport History held at Manchester Metropolitan University, Crewe, in spring 2018. The collection is edited by Nick Piercey & Samantha-Jayne Oldfield, and it is reviewed here by Swedish sport historian Björn Sandahl. Our reviewer finds that the collection successfully challenges traditional approaches to sport history.

    Sport in Society, Volume 23, 2020, Issue 8: Sport and Education in Ireland

    Sport in Society is a multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary forum for academics to discuss the growing relationship of sport to significant areas of modern life. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: LISTENING TO THE VOICES OF TEACHERS: PRIMARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN IRELAND by Frances Murphy & Eileen McEvoy.

    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 36, 2019, Issue 12: Regional Issue: Australasia, the Pacific and South Asia

    The International Journal of the History of Sport is the world’s leading sport history academic periodical with fully-refereed global coverage of the subject. As well as regular issues, the IJHS also offers regionally-focused issues on the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East, and special issues each year on significant topics and themes.
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