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Volume 39, Number 1, Spring 2012

Table of Contents

From: Journal of Sport History

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Editor’s Note

p. 1

Forum Britain and the Olympics

Britain and the Olympics: Local, National, and Imperial

pp. 1-2

Hampshire and the Olympic Games: A Local History of a Global Event

pp. 3-18

Britain and the Olympic Games: London 1908, 1948, 2012

pp. 21-43

Dominion Nationalism or Imperial Patriotism?: Citizenship, Race, and the Proposed British Empire Olympic Team

pp. 45-62


Harry Wills and the Image of the Black Boxer from Jack Johnson to Joe Louis

pp. 63-80

“Rumble in the Jungle”: Muhammad Ali vs. George Foreman in the Age of Global Spectacle

pp. 81-97

Representations of Falconry in Eastern Han China (A.D. 25–220)

pp. 99-109

The Test of Time

Revisiting Stagg’s University and College Football Historiography

pp. 111-121

Sources and Methods

Developing Catachrestic Sport Histories: Toward a Critical Biography of Elite Distance Runner Sydney Maree

pp. 123-138

Film Museum, and Media Reviews

The Wrestler (review)

pp. 139-141

Hooked: The Legend of Demetrius“Hook” Mitchell, and: Rebound: The Legend of Earl “The Goat” Manigault, and: Through the Fire: Sebastian Telfair’s Defining Year (review)

pp. 142-143

More Than a Game (2009) (review)

pp. 144-145

Review Essays

“Manufactured” Masculinity

pp. 147-156

Three Ways of Writing Soccer

pp. 157-161


Muslim Women and Sport (review)

pp. 163-164

Surfing: The Ultimate Guide (review)

pp. 165-166

The Cambridge Companion to Baseball (review)

pp. 166-167

The Gipper: George Gipp, Knute Rockne, and the Dramatic Rise of Notre Dame Football (review)

pp. 168-169

Integrating the Gridiron: Black Civil Rights and American College Football (review)

pp. 169-170

Each Branch, Each Needle: An Anecdotal Memoir, The Final Stories (review)

pp. 170-171

Historical Dictionary of Basketball (review)

pp. 172-173

Daughters of the Lost Century: The Playful Pioneers of American Women’s Sports & Fitness (review)

pp. 173-174

Sports and American Art: From Benjamin West to Andy Warhol (review)

pp. 175-178

Something in the Air: American Passion and Defiance in the 1968 Mexico City Olympics (review)

pp. 178-180

Body by Weimar: Athletes, Gender, and German Modernity (review)

pp. 180-181

Commodified and Criminalized: New Racism and African Americans in Contemporary Sports (review)

pp. 182-183

A History of the World Cup (review)

pp. 184-185

On Any Given Sunday: A Life of Bert Bell (review)

pp. 185-186

Distinction Earned: Cape Breton’s Boxing Legends 1946–1970 (review)

pp. 187-189

The Rhythm Boys of Omaha Central: High School Basketball at the ’68 Racial Divide (review)

pp. 189-190

Gaming the World: How Sports are Reshaping Global Politics and Culture (review)

pp. 191-192

The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football (review)

pp. 192-194

Pacific Passages: An Anthology of Surf Writing (review)

pp. 194-195

Peter Jackson: A Biography of the Australian Heavyweight Champion, 1860–1901 (review)

pp. 195-196

The SPHAS: The Life and Ttimes of Basketball’s Greatest Jewish Team (review)

pp. 197-198

National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament (review)

pp. 199-200

The Runmakers: A New Way to Rate Baseball Players (review)

pp. 200-202

The End of Amateurism in American Track and Field (review)

pp. 202-205

The Battle of the Century: Dempsey, Carpentier, and the Birth of Modern Promotion (review)

pp. 205-206

Game, Set, Match: Billie Jean King and the Revolution in Women’s Sports (review)

pp. 206-207

Anetso, the Cherokee Ball Game: At the Center of Ceremony and Identity (review)

pp. 208-209

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