The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 36, 2019, Issue 17–18 | Beyond Twenty-Four Million Words: New Perspectives from IJHS Editors


Looking Backward and Forward from the 24-Million-Word Mark: A Managing Editor’s Perspective on The International Journal of the History of Sport in Transition
Mark Dyreson
Pages: 1487-1500 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2019.1732645


Twenty-Four Million Words and Still Counting: The International Journal of the History of Sport, 1984–2020
Wray Vamplew
Pages: 1501-1509 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2019.1708723

Cultural Transfer, Circulation, and Diffusion between Britain and Europe from the 1770s to the 1870s: The Case of Thoroughbred Horse-Racing and Breeding
Mike Huggins
Pages: 1510-1530 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2020.1724964

Charles Holston Williams: Hamptonian Loyalist and Champion of Racial Uplift through Physical Education, Dance, Recreation, and Sport
David K. Wiggins
Pages: 1531-1551 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2019.1698549

More than Fun and Games: Cell 16, Female Liberation, and Physical Competence, or Why Sport Matters
Jaime Schultz
Pages: 1552-1573 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2020.1725480

Anomaly or Harbinger? Penn State’s 1935 Female ‘Letter “Man”’ and New Frontiers in the History of Women’s Intercollegiate Sport in the United States
Tommy Slotcavage & Mark Dyreson
Pages: 1574-1611 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2020.1725481

Open Access
Batting, Running, and ‘Burning’ in Early Modern Europe: A Contribution to the Debate on the Roots of Baseball
Isak Lidström & Daniel Bjärsholm
Pages: 1612-1624 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2020.1714597

The Feminization of Wrestling: The Origins of Female’s Wrestling in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 1971–1987
Guillaume Jomand, Aurélie Épron & Philippe Liotard
Pages: 1625-1641 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2020.1722647

Book Reviews

Chuck Taylor, All Star: The True Story of the Man Behind the Most Famous Athletic Shoe in History
by Abe Aamidor, Bloomington and Indianapolis, Indiana University Press, 2017, xiv + 184 pp., US $20.00 (paperback), ISBN 978-0-253-03006-1
Dabscheck Braham
Pages: 1642-1643 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2019.1683794

Sport & Ireland: A History
by Paul Rouse, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2015, xiv + 375 pp., $60.00 (hardback), ISBN 978-0-19-874590-7
Robert J. Lake
Pages: 1643-1645 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2019.1683795

Learie Constantine and Race Relations in Britain and the Empire
by Jeffrey Hill, London, Bloomsbury, 2019, x + 288 pp., £85.00, ISBN 978-1-350-06983-1
Malcolm MacLean
Pages: 1645-1647 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2019.1683796

An Act of Bastardry – Rugby League Axes Its First Club: Glebe District Rugby League Football Club 1908 to 1929
by Max Solling, Sydney, Walla Walla, 2014, vi + 192 pp., $35.00 (paperback), ISBN 978-1-876718-20-6
Paul Mavroudis
Pages: 1647-1648 | DOI: 10.1080/09523367.2019.1683797

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