Book Announcements July 2019

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Quarterly, H-Sport publishes a list of newly released books on Sport Studies which members have submitted to H-Sport. If you would like to announce the publication of your new book, please submit the following information to the author's name, the title of the book, the press, the month it appeared in print, and a link to the publisher/book's site (optional).

Please note that the Book Announcements are not restricted to publications in English. We accept academic works in any language.


All H-Sport Book Announcements can be viewed at There is also a permanent link to the Book Announcements from the main H-Sport page:


Aiello, Thomas. Dixieball: race and professional basketball in the Deep South, 1947-1979. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, February 2019.


Bettencourt, Jim. Baseball Rules in Black and White. Cardinal Publishing - Blue River Press, March 2019.


Biscotti, M. L. Six centuries of foxhunting: an annotated bibliography. Rowman & Littlefield.


Biscotti, M. L. American sporting periodicals; an annotated bibliography, 2018.


Biscotti, M. L. British sporting periodicals: an annotated bibliography. Rowman & Littlefield, 2019.


Burin, Eric (ed.). Protesting on bended knee: race, dissent, and patriotism in 21st century America. The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota, 2018.


Crosson, Sean. Gaelic games on film: from silent films to Hollywood hurling, horror and the emergence of Irish cinema. Cork University Press. 2019.


Darnell, Simon C.; Field, Russell & Kidd, Bruce. The history and politics of sport-for-development: activists, ideologues and reformers. UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.


Luis Martin, Francisco. Historia del deporte obrero en España. Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, 2019.


Keys, Barbara J. (ed.). The ideals of global sport: from peace to human rights. Philadephia: University of Pennyslvania Press, 2019.


Kilcline, Cathal. Sport and society in global France: nations, migrations, corporations. Liverpool University Press, January 2019. 


Scharagrodsky Pablo A. & Torres, César R. (eds.). El rostro cambiante del deporte. Perspectivas historiográficas angloparlantes (1970-2010). Buenos Aires: Prometeo Libros, 2019.