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History of sport books

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Recently Published

Baseball's Brotherhood Team by Bryan Steverson Baseball's Brotherhood Team


Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Baseball's Brotherhood Team by Bryan Steverson Baseball's Brotherhood Team


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/02/2018

Greatness Above the Noise by Andy Purvis Greatness Above the Noise


Format: Paperback - Released: 13/02/2018

A Broken Propeller Baz Bagby and America's First Transcontinental Air Race by Betty Goerke A Broken Propeller Baz Bagby and America's First Transcontinental Air Race


Format: Paperback - Released: 06/02/2018

Methodology in Sports History by Professor Wray Vamplew Methodology in Sports History

The process of converting the `past' into `history' involves engagement with a multitude of different sources and methods, and sports historians inevitably participate in the same debates over approaches and methodologies as their counterparts in other historical disciplines. At its...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

The Old Firm's Proud Past Volume II 1940-1990 by Martyn Ham The Old Firm's Proud Past Volume II 1940-1990

A season by season account of Mountain Ash Rugby Football Club - known as the Old Firm - between 1940 and 1990
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports by Steven Gietschier Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports

What were the iconic sports moments of the last century? In Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles , a team of sports aficionados climb onto their bar stools to address that never-solved but essential question. Triumphs and turning points, rivalries and record-setters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports by Steven Gietschier Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles The Most Iconic Moments in American Sports

What were the iconic sports moments of the last century? In Replays, Rivalries, and Rumbles , a team of sports aficionados climb onto their bar stools to address that never-solved but essential question. Triumphs and turning points, rivalries and record-setters...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/11/2017

Coming Soon

The European Championship - A Complete History: (Part I: 1960-1976) by Richard Keir The European Championship - A Complete History: (Part I: 1960-1976)


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

The Oxford Handbook of Sports History by Robert (Professor of Russian History and the History of Sport, University of California, San Diego) Edelman The Oxford Handbook of Sports History
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Practiced and watched by billions, sport is a global phenomenon. Sport history is a burgeoning sub-field that explores sport in all forms to help answer fundamental questions that scholars examine. This volume provides a reference for sport scholars and an...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/05/2018

Bicycling Across America's Great Northwest: When Fear and Faith Collide The Final 31 Days of My Trip Across the North American Continent by Joe Tarantino Bicycling Across America's Great Northwest: When Fear and Faith Collide The Final 31 Days of My Trip Across the North American Continent


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/05/2018

Sport in Europe by Annette (Ludwigsburg University of Education, Germany) Hofmann Sport in Europe
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This book presents an overview on sport history research in Europe by giving insights into various topics between Europe's south and north. Examples are physical activities in the middle ages in Cordoba, bullfighting in Spain, aspects of football in various...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2018

Epic A 30-Year Search for the Soul of Sport by Simon Barnes Epic A 30-Year Search for the Soul of Sport

The greatest sporting moments of the last 30-plus years, as seen through the eyes of Simon Barnes, one of the very best sports writers
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/07/2018

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Count the Rings! Inside Boston's Wicked Awesome Reign as the City of Champions by Bob Halloran Count the Rings! Inside Boston's Wicked Awesome Reign as the City of Champions

A boastful, fully illustrated, Boston fan's celebration of the most amazing run of sports dominance any city has seen: 10 championships from 4 teams in just 16 years The perfect gift for the Boston sports fan-a full-color, illustrated celebration of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Patrick Smith's Sport Best of 2016-2017 by Patrick Smith Patrick Smith's Sport Best of 2016-2017


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Illini Legends, Lists, and Lore by Mike Pearson Illini Legends, Lists, and Lore

Updated and illustrated with more than 900 photos, the third edition of Illini Legends, Lists, and Lore chronicles the history of University of Illinois varsity athletics since its recognized beginnings in 1883. Red Grange and Tonja Buford, George Huff and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

The Barstool Book of Sports Stats, Stories, and Other Stuff for Drunken Debate by Andrew Daniels The Barstool Book of Sports Stats, Stories, and Other Stuff for Drunken Debate

The only sports trivia and debate book about the topics sports fans REALLY talk about at the bar The Barstool Book of Sports is an illustrated sports debate bible that will completely transform your sports knowledge and help you sound...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

A Short History of Golf by Matt Cleary A Short History of Golf

In A Short History of Golf, experienced golf writer Matt Cleary brings all these threads together in an eclectic, often humorous, overview of one of the world's most popular past- times. All the great names are in there too,
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

50 ANS de L'Ogs by Thierry Fatou 50 ANS de L'Ogs


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/08/2017

Sport in Korea History, development, management by Dae Hee Kwak Sport in Korea History, development, management

Korea has become a powerful force in global sport, with South Korea finishing fifth in the medals table at London 2012 and hosting the Winter Olympics in 2018. This book brings together scholars from disciplines including sport history, sociology, journalism,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

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