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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.
The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 36, 2019, Issue 17–18 | Beyond Twenty-Four Million Words: New Perspectives from IJHS Editors
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: BATTING, RUNNING, AND ‘BURNING’ IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE: A CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEBATE ON THE ROOTS OF BASEBALL by Isak Lidström & Daniel Bjärsholm.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
Of the four conferences on philosophy of play in recent years arranged by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell and Emily Ryall, each of the first three appear in book form. In this review essay, Ejgil Jespersen looks particularly at the contributions that discuss play in relation to sports, but he finds the whole trilogy both commendable and recommendable.
Is the footballer the crown of creation? Homo passiens a step up from homo sapiens? In Homo Passiens – Man the Footballer: The Missing Link in Human Evolution (arguably) (Swan & Horn), Mike McInnes discusses this with anthropologist Professor Gordon P McNeil. Is this for real? Our reviewer Malcolm MacLean returns a verdict.
Konflikten mellan sub-disciplinen idrottshistoria och moderämnet historia blommar ut för fullt i antologin New Directions in Sport History, redigerad av Duncan Stone, John Hughson och Rob Ellis (Routledge). Jens Ljunggren hittar trots bidragens skiftande kvalitet viktiga framåtsyftande tankegångar.
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