Book Announcements July 2021

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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:


Brennan, Daniel. Surfing and the Philosophy of Sport. Lexington Books, 2021.


Cleophas, Francois Johannes. Critical Reflections on Physical Culture at the Edges of Empire. African Sun Media, 2021.


Desai, Ashwin. Wentworth: The Beautiful Game and the Making of Place. University of KwaZulu-Natal Press, 2020.


Ford, Elyssa. Rodeo as Refuge, Rodeo as Rebellion: Gender, Race, and Identity in the American Rodeo. University Press of Kansas, 2020.


Frost, Dennis J. More Than Medals: A History of the Paralympics and Disability Sports in Postwar Japan. Cornell University Press, 2021


McDuie-Ra, Duncan. Skateboarding and Urban Landscapes in Asia: Endless Spots. Amsterdam University Press, 2021.


Riess, Steven A. Horse Racing the Chicago Way: Gambling, Politics, and Organized Crime, 1837-1911. Syracuse University Press Summer, 2021.