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Sport in History

Take a closer look at Sport in History with free access to the BSSH Best Article award nominees and winners, special issues and much more.

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About the Journal

Published on behalf of the British Society of Sports History.

“Sport in History publishes high quality historical research on sport, combining a wide range of topics and approaches, attracting a mix of leading historians and younger scholars, with excellent special issues - 'amateurism', 'the aesthetics of sport', and ‘sports literature', are recent examples. It is interdisciplinary, serious, accessible and lively with meticulous and expert editorial direction.”
Professor Richard Holt, De Montfort University, UK

Best Article Award

The Best Article Award is awarded for the best article appearing in Sport in History during 2014. The winner as announced at the BSSH Conference in September 2015 is Angela Schattner, congratulations.

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Recent Special Issues