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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.
Two books with historical analysis and cultural critiques further our understanding of sex and gender testing in sport
In this original contribution to idrottsforum.org, Sarah Teetzel reviews two recent books on sex/gender testing, Lindsay Parks Pieper’s monograph Sex Testing and Sandy Montañola & Aurélie Olivesi’s anthology Gender Testing in Sport. For both books our reviewers has points of criticism, but their merit in terms of extending our knowledge in this particular field is undeniable.