Book reviews

Janice Forsyth – Reclaiming Tom Longboat: Indigenous Self-Determination in Canadian Sport in Idrottsforum Sept 14, 2021. https://idrottsforum.org/macmal_forsyth210914/

David Featherstone, Christopher Gair, Christian Høgsbjerg and Andrew Smith (eds) – Marxism, Colonialism, and Cricket: C. L. R. James’s Beyond a Boundary in Journal of Sport History 47(1). pp 86-7. 2020. DOI: 10.1353/sph.2020.0010

Dexter Zavalaza Hough-Snee & Alexander Sotelo Eastman (eds) The Critical Surf Studies Reader in Sport in History 40(1). pp 147-9. 2020. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2019.1688526

Jeffrey Hill – Learie Constantine and Race Relations in Britain and the Empire in International Journal of the History of Sport 36(17-18). pp 1645-7. 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/09523367.2019.1683796

Michael Belgrave Dancing with the King: The Rise and Fall of the King Country, 1864-1885 for Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies 7 (1). pp 106-7. 2019. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1386/nzps.7.1.95_5

Rita Liberti and Maureen M. Smith (Re)Presenting Wilma Rudolph in Sport in History 39 (1). pp 108-10. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2019.1572989

Simon Creak Embodied Nation: Sport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos for International Journal of the History of Sport 35 (11). pp 1207-9. 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/09523367.2018.1551514

André Brett Acknowledge No Frontier: The Creation and Demise of New Zealand’s Provinces, 1853-76 and Ben Schrader The Big Smoke: New Zealand Cities, 1840-1920 in Journal of New Zealand & Pacific Studies 6 (2), pp173-6. 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1386/nzps.6.2.173_5

Jon Dart and Steve Wagg (eds) Sport, protest and globalisation: stopping play in Sport in Society, 21 (9). pp. 1489-1491. 2018. https://doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2018.1434457

Travis Vogan ESPN: the making of a sports media empire in Sport in History, 37 (3). pp. 388-390. 2017. https://doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2017.1315023

Viridiana Lieberman Sports heroines on film: a critical study of cinematic women athletes, coaches and owners in Sport in History, 37 (4). pp. 545-547. 2017. https://doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2017.1315022

Jaime Schultz Moments of impact: injury, racialized memory, and reconciliation in college football in Sport in History, 37 (4). pp. 542-544. 2017. https://doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2017.1315021

Jules Boykoff Celebration Capitalism and the Olympic Games in Sport in History 36(1), 131-4, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2014.979614

Jean Harvey, John Horne, Parissa Safai, Simon Darnell and Sébastien Courchesne-O’Neill Sport and Social Movements: From the Local to the Global in Sport in Society 18(1), 110-3. 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430437.2015.939827

Pascal Delheye (ed) Making Sport History: Disciplines, identities and the historiography of sport in The International Journal of the History of Sport 32(5), 728-31. 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09523367.2015.1005337

Jules Boykoff Activism and the Olympics: Dissent at the Games in Vancouver and London in Sport in History http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2016.1214373

Chris Hallinan and Barry Judd (eds) Indigenous Sport, Race Relations and Australian Sport in Sport in History 36(3), 406-8. 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2015.1093388

Bruce Babington The Sports Film: Games People Play in Sport in History 36(3), 425-7. 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2016.1159469

Phil Cohen On the Wrong Side of the Track?: East London and the Post Olympics in Idrottsforum, 2014. https://idrottsforum.org/macmal_cohen141121/

Daniel A. Nathan (ed) Rooting for the Home Team: Sport, Community, and Identity in Sport in History 34(3), 313-5. 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2014.942161

Mark Stranger Surfing Life: Surface, Substructure and the Commodification of the Sublime in Sport in History 34(1), 169-72. (2014) http://dx/doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2013.874637

Murray Phillips (ed) Representing the Sporting Past in Museums and Halls of Fame in Sport in History 34(2), 369-72. (2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2014.900280

Medlar Lucan and Durian Gray The Decadent Sportsman Idrottsforum, 2014. https://idrottsforum.org/macmal_lucan-gray140516/

Peter Kennedy and David Kennedy (eds) Fan culture in European football and the influence of left wing ideology in Soccer and Society http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14660970.2014.961289

Ron Palenski The Making of New Zealanders in Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies 2(1), 87-89. 2014. doi: https://doi.org/10.1386/nzps.2.1.83_5

Charlotte Macdonald Strong, Beautiful and Modern: National Fitness in Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, 1935‐1960 in Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies 2(1), 103-5 2014. doi: https://doi.org/10.1386/nzps.2.1.83_5

Stephen Wagg (ed) Myths and Milestones in the History of Sport in Sport in History 33(1), 114-7. 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17460263.2013.772439

Tony Collins A Social History of English Rugby Union Idrottsforum, 2013. https://idrottsforum.org/macmal_collins130115/

Molly Lawless Hit by Pitch: Ray Chapman, Carl Mays and the Fatal Fastball Idrottsforum, 2013. https://idrottsforum.org/macmal_lawless130927/

Linda S. Peavy & Ursula Smith Full-Court Quest: The Girls from Fort Shaw Indian School, Basketball Champions of the World Idrottsforum, 2012. https://idrottsforum.org/macmal_peavy-smith121220/

Christine Schmidt The Swimsuit: Fashion from Poolside to Catwalk Idrottsforum, 2013. https://idrottsforum.org/macmal_schmidt130523/

Review of Emma Poulton and Martin Roderick (eds), Sport in Films in Sport in History 30(2), 341-5. 2010.

Ben Carrington and Ian McDonald (eds) Marxism, cultural studies and sport in Sport in Society 13(3), 548-51. 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17430431003592921

Giselle Byrnes (ed) The New Oxford History of New Zealand in The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 38(2), 323-5. 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03086531003744005

Benjamin Eastman, Michael Ralph and Sean Porter (eds) America’s Game(s): A Critical Anthropology of Sport in The International Journal for the History of Sport 26(11), 1767-1770. 2009.

Chris Collins and Steve Jackson (eds) Sport in New Zealand Society 2nd ed. in The International Journal for the History of Sport 25 (10), 1405-1408. 2008

Murray Phillips Deconstructing Sports History: A Postmodern Perspective in Sport in History 28(1), 192-5. 2008.

Douglas Booth The Field: Truth and Fiction in Sports History in the International Journal for the History of Sport 24(4): 541-544. 2007.

David L. Andrews Sport-Commerce-Culture: Essays on Sport in Late Capitalist America in Journal of Sport History 34(2): 299-300. 2007.

James Skinner et al (eds) Some Like It Hot: The Beach as a Cultural Dimension in Sport in History 26(1): 178-9. 2006.

Mike Huggins Sport and the Victorians in The International Journal for the History of Sport 23(8): 1406-8. 2006.

Greg Ryan The Contest for Rugby Supremacy: Accounting for the 1905 All Blacks in New Zealand Journal of History in The New Zealand Journal of History 40(2), pp 274-6. 2006.

‘Rough Justice’ (Review of Bernice Mene Mene Confessions) New Zealand Books 10(5): 17. December 2000.

‘Apartheid, Sport and New Zealand: Review of Malcolm Templeton Human Rights and Sporting Contacts: New Zealand Attitudes to Race Relations in South Africa 1921-94 and Trevor Richards Dancing on Our Bones: Rugby, New Zealand and South Africa, International Sports Studies 22(1), pp 73-75. 2000.

Robin McConnell Inside the All Blacks, Football Studies 2(1), pp 127-129. 1999.

Malcolm Templeton Human Rights and Sporting Contacts: New Zealand Attitudes to Race Relations in South Africa 1921-94 and Trevor Richards Dancing on Our Bones: Rugby, New Zealand and South Africa, New Zealand Journal of History 33(2), pp 256-8. 1999

Albert Grundlingh, Andre Odendaal and Burridge Spies Beyond the Tryline: Rugby and South African Society, Journal of Sport History 24(3), pp. 406-8. 1997.

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