The International Journal of the History of Sport
The International Journal of the History of Sport values the time, effort and scholarship inherent in the publication of books dealing with the history of sport. We also consider the reviewing of books a worthwhile intellectual and collegial activity and encourage scholars from around the world to both submit their publications for review and to review the work of their peers.
Please note that unsolicited reviews are not accepted and potential reviewers are asked to follow the relevant instructions at the links below.
Download the complete list of books that are currently available for review (updated every month).
Contact the Reviews Editor to nominate the book you wish to review. If your offer to review a book is accepted, a copy of the book will be sent you.
Read the instructions and style guide for reviews. Submit your review directly to the Reviews Editor as a Word document. All reviews are subject to editing for length and clarity.
Follow the instructions on how and where to submit books for review.
Read a selection of previously published Book Reviews:
|Irish Soccer Migrants: A Social and Cultural History, by Conor Curran||Conor Heffernan|
|The Feminization of Sports Fandom: A Sociological Study, by Stacey Pope||Helena Byrne|
|ROAR: The Stories Behind AFLW — A Movement Bigger Than Sport||Kasey Symons|
|We Will Win the Day: The Civil Rights Movement, the Black Athlete, and the Quest for Equality||Daniel DuBois|
|Big Ten Basketball, 1943–1972||Matthew D. Moore|
|Cricket: A Political History of the Global Game, 1945–2017||Stephen Hedges|
|Embodied Nation: Sport, Masculinity, and the Making of Modern Laos Honolulu, by Simon Creak||Malcolm MacLean|