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    Sport in History, Volume 39, 2019, Issue 4: Upfront and Onside: Women, Football, History and Heritage, Part Two

    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, an annual compendium of sports-related accessions to British archives and a 'Sport in Public History' section dealing with issues of sports-related heritage and memory in society.

    Sport in History, Volume 39, 2019, Issue 2: Upfront and Onside: Women, Football, History and Heritage, Part One

    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.

    Overwhelming praise for comprehensive and thought-provoking handbook

    Originally published in 2014 and edited by Jennifer Hargreaves and Eric Anderson, the Routledge Handbook of Sport, Gender and Sexuality comprises 53 chapters penned by 68 internationally renowned sport scholars. According to our reviewer Benjamin Moreland, this perennial handbook is a vital contribution to the academic conversations surrounding gender and sexuality and a foundational read for scholars and students alike.

    A timely and topical work on Scandinavian football with a wider international appeal

    Identities and Images in Football: A case study of brands and the organisational settings in the development of Scandinavian women’s club football (Bokförlaget idrottsforum.org) is Mattias Melkersson’s doctoral thesis. It is reviewed by Professor Jean Williams, the external reviewer at the public defense of the thesis.

    Läsvärd antologi som håller mer än titeln lovar

    Jonny Hjelm har läst antologin Women, Soccer and Transnational Migration (Routledge), sammanställd av Sine Agergaard och Nina Clara Tiesler. Hans kunniga och kritiska recension påvisar förvisso smärre brister, men totalt sett är detta en bok som innehåller mycket och viktig information på ett ganska blygsamt omfång.

    Excellent anthology about sport, literature, and culture in eighteenth century Britain

    The “long eighteenth century” denotes the period 1660–1815, which is when modern sports emerged in Britain. In Sharon Harrow’s anthology British Sporting Literature and Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century (Routledge) the intersection of sport, literature, and culture is examined. In her favorable review essay, Katarina Tornborg discusses and reflects on the cultural aspects of the sporting world of the day.

    Angelägen antologi om idrott i delar av Afrika

    Från konferens till tidskriftsnummer till antologi – och nu en recension av boken, Women’s Sport in Africa sammanställd av Michelle Sikes & John Bale (Routledge). Vår recensent är Anders Östnäs, och han har läst de olika bidragen med lite varierande intresse och entusiasm, men slutsatsen är ändå at det är en intressant antologi på ett viktigt tema.

    (Re)covering sporting women in history

    Greta Bladh finds much to inspire her in Jean Williams’ latest book, A Contemporary History of Women's Sport, Part One: Sporting Women, 1850-1960, not least the way Williams lets women’s sports elucidate feminist theory and gender studies.

    Jean Williams on the global consequences of professional women’s football in Europe

    Read Mattias Melkersson's informed review of Jean Williams’ Globalising Women’s Football: Europe, Migration and Professionalization, which he appreciates for its wide-ranging historical overview and in-depth empirical data on the women’s game in Europe.

    Ostrukturerat om kvinnofotboll

    Hans Bolling Historiska institutionen, Stockholms universitet Jean Williams A Beautiful Game: International Perspectives on Women’s Football 212 sidor, hft., ill. Oxford: Berg Publishers 2007 ISBN 978-1-84520-675-8 Jag blir alltid en smula misstänksam när jag får en bok i min hand som pryds med den maktbärande organisationens logotyp. Kan det verkligen vara en seriös bok? Jean Williams A Beautiful Game. International Perspectives on Women’s Football är en sådan bok, den pryds...
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