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    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 38, 2021, Issue 2–3

    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: ‘The world will be watching and so will NSA!’: A History of Technology and Security at the Olympic Games by Austin Duckworth & Jörg Krieger.

    A well-researched and highly readable story of the role that sports played in American Cold War diplomacy

    In Toby C. Rider’s and Kevin B. Witherspoon’s edited volume Defending the American Way of Life: Sport, Culture, and the Cold War (The University of Arkansas Press), leading sport historians present new perspectives on high-profile issues in this era of sport history. Kristian Gerner, professor of history at Lund University, is our knowledgeable reviewer, and he highlights the role played by African Americans, internationally as well as in the domestic civil rights movement.

    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 37, 2020, Issue 13 | Winter Olympics

    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: Olympic Winter Games, ‘Cold Sports’, and Inclusive Values by Irena Martínková & Jim Parry.

    Soccer & Society, Volume 21, 2020, Issue 5

    Football, the most popular mass spectator sport in the world, has become a major social phenomenon since the late nineteenth century. Through the social prism of soccer, scholars across the world have tended to understand various aspects of life. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: THE ORGANIZATION OF CLUB FOOTBALL IN DENMARK – A CONTEMPORARY PROFILE by Søren Bennike, Rasmus K. Storm, Johan Michael Wikman & Laila S. Ottesen.

    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 36, 2019, Issue 2–3: New Dimensions of Sport in Modern Europe: Perspectives from the ‘Long Twentieth Century’

    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.

    Needs more methodology and more sports history to live up to its title

    The anthology «Methodology in Sports History», edited by Wray Vamplew and Dave Day (Routledge) seemed to be just what the supervisor ordered for a Ph.D. student at a crucial point in the dissertation process. For our reviewer Robert Svensson, however, it was somewhat of a disappointment. The book confuses method with methodology, and deals more with history in general than with sport history.

    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 34, 2017, Issue 5–6 | Aspiration and Reflection: Sport Historians on Sport History

    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.

    Sport in History, Volume 37, 2017, Issue 3

    Sport in History is a history journal that publishes original, archivally-based research on the history of sport, leisure and recreation. The journal encourages the study of sport to illuminate broader historical issues and debates. Includes an extensive reviews section.
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