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    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 37, 2020, Issue 7 | Leveling the Playing Field: Histories of Apartheid Sport

    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: SPORT IN ISOLATION? NEW PERSPECTIVES ON RACE, SPORT, AND POLITICS IN APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA by Michelle M. Sikes, Toby C. Rider & Matt P. Llewellyn.

    Journal of Sport History, Volume 46, 2019, Number 1: Sun, Surf, and Toned Bodies: California’s Impact on the History of Sport and Leisure

    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, Volume 36, 2019, Issue 1: New Perspectives on Sport and Apartheid: Local and Global

    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.

    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 34, 2017, Issue 13: The Olympic Movement and the Middle East and North African Region: History, Culture and Geopolitics

    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.

    The sub-disciplines sport history and philosophy of sport join forces to enhance our understanding of the phenomenon of modern sport

    This is an important and successful attempt at an holistic approach to sport studies by merging historical and philosophical perspectives, says our reviewer Gunnar Breivik about History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity by R. Scott Kretchmar, Mark Dyreson, Matthew P. Llewellyn and John Gleaves (Human Kinetics).

    Sport in History, Volume 37, 2017, Issue 4

    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.

    Olympic amateurism from de Coubertin to Samaranch: A story of professionalization and commercialization

    The rise and Fall of Olympic Amateurism by Matthew P. Llewellyn and John Gleaves (University of Illinois Press) captures the history of the Olympic Games through the development of Rule 26, the Olympic amateurism rule. Our reviewer is Susan J. Rayl, and she considers this an “excellent scholarly book that should grace the libraries of Olympic and sport historians”.

    Två antologier om dopning och anti-dopningsarbete – från tidskriftsnummer till böcker

    Björn Sandahl har läst två Routledge-antologier, A Global History of Doping in Sport: Drugs, Policy, and Politics av John Gleaves & Thomas M. Hunt (red) och Anti-doping: Policy and Governance av Barrie Houlihan & Mike McNamee (red). En del bra bidrag, tycker vår recensent, men varför har dessa två gamla tidskriftsnummer publicerats som böcker, rakt av?

    Britisk OL-entusiasme – en blandet historie

    Jon Helge Lesjø har läst Rule Britannia: Nationalism, Identity and the Modern Olympic Games av Matthew P. Llewellyn för forumets räkning, och han sammanfattar elegant de centrala stråken i historien så som Llewellyn skriver den. Detta är inte bara ett viktigt bidrag till den brittiska olympiska historien utan till den olympiska historien över huvud taget.
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