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Winner of the North American Society for Sports History book prize 2021, Janice Forsyth’s Reclaiming Tom Longboat: Indigenous Self-Determination in Canadian Sport (University of Regina Press) digs deep into the history of Indigenous sports in Canada, with special focus on Tom Longboat and the eponymous award. Our reviewer is Malcolm MacLean, and he concludes his review by recommending the book to scholars, practitioners, and activists in and beyond the lands claimed by Canada.
JSSI brings you the latest research, discussion and analysis on contemporary sport issues. In JSSI scholars study the impact of sport on social issues from many perspectives. The Forum Editor’s pick from the current issue: Print Media Narratives of Bullying and Harassment at the Football Association: A Case Study of Eniola Aluko by Philippa Velija and Louie Silvani.
Journal of Sport History, Volume 46, 2019, Number 2: Indigenous Resurgence, Regeneration, and Decolonization through Sport History
The Journal of Sport History is published three times a year by the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH). 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 considerable growth of interest in commerce, media and politics and their relationship to sport in international academia has resulted in academics in various disciplines writing about sport. 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 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.
Helge Chr. Pedersen has read an edited volume on Canadian Aborigines and sport, Aboriginal Peoples and Sport in Canada: Historical Foundations and Contemporary Issues by Janice Forsyth & Audrey R. Giles, which was to his liking.