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    A well-researched and highly readable story of the role that sports played in American Cold War diplomacy

    In Toby C. Rider’s and Kevin B. Witherspoon’s edited volume Defending the American Way of Life: Sport, Culture, and the Cold War (The University of Arkansas Press), leading sport historians present new perspectives on high-profile issues in this era of sport history. Kristian Gerner, professor of history at Lund University, is our knowledgeable reviewer, and he highlights the role played by African Americans, internationally as well as in the domestic civil rights movement.

    Well-researched and written collection brilliantly covering deviances in various areas of sports

    In Jörg Krieger’s and Stephan Wassong’s edited collection Dark Sides of Sport (Common Ground), leading international scholars explore multifaceted historical and contemporary challenges for sport. We asked Mark Brooke at the National University of Singapore for a review. Our reviewer is very appreciative of the book; it fills a void in the existing academic literature as it explores, in one book, various areas of deviance that pose a threat to sport.

    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.

    Journal of Sport History, Volume 45, 2018, Number 3

    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.

    Väl underbyggd historieskrivning om idrott och politik under kalla kriget

    De olympiska spelen blev en arena för propagandakraftmätningar under kalla kriget. Om detta skriver Toby C. Rider i Cold War Games: Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy (University of Illinois Press). Vår kunnige recensent Kristian Gerner fick uppleva kalla kriget på mikronivå vid läsningen av Riders detaljrika framställning.
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