Welcome to our North American Society for Sport History Virtual Exhibit! Even though we might not be able to visit with you in person, you can still step inside our virtual booth and take a look around! And you can still stock up on all the titles that catch your eye at a great discount. Use Promo Code CONF40 to get 40% off all sports books on our website. Browse all the books on sale here. And browse new books and journals, blog posts, and other related content below.
The 2020 Olympics may have been postponed, but there are still some exciting new Olympics publications at UIP: The Gold in the Rings: The People and Events that Transformed the Olympic Games by Stephen R. Wenn and Robert K. Barney, The Journal of Olympic Studies edited by Matthew P. Llewellyn, and Passing the Baton: Black Women Track Stars and American Identity by Cat M. Ariail.
Check out our Olympics round up to find even more books and articles on the Olympics.
“How Black Women Track Stars Proved the Powerful Potential of the Olympics” Read a guest post by Cat M. Ariail, author of Passing the Baton.
Recent and Forthcoming Books
Interviews: Listen to interviews with our authors on podcasts and radio
- Listen to an interview with Steve Hardy, co-author of Hockey on Downtown with Rick Kimball, Sports Lit 101
- Listen to an interview with Stephen R. Wenn and Robert K. Barney, co-authors of The Gold in the Rings on the Olympic Fever Podcast
- Listen to an interview with Matthew Ehrlich, author of Kansas City vs. Oakland on the Huddlin with the Pros podcast
- Michael J. Socolow , author of Six Minutes in Berlin on an in-depth piece on Only the Game on pioneering sportswriter Ted Husing
Q&As: Check out the Q&A’s below with our sports authors
- Matthew Ehrlich on Kansas City vs. Oakland: The Bitter Sports Rivalry that Defined an Era
- Tolga Ozyurtcu on “Living the Dream”
- Jesse Berrett on Pigskin Nation: How the NFL Remade American Politics
- Lindsay Parks Pieper on Sex Testing: Gender Policing in Women’s Sports
- Andrew Billings and Jason Edward Black on Mascot Nation: The Controversy over Native American Representations in Sports
- Stephen H. Hardy and Andrew C. Holman on Hockey: A Global History
Further Reading: Check out these reviews, blog posts, excerpts and essays
- 1619 Project Reading List: Sports and Racism
- Read an excerpt from The Revolt of the Black Athlete, 50th Anniversary Edition by Harry Edwards
- Stephen Hardy and Andrew C. Holman tell a forgotten Cold War history tale in Sports History Weekly
- Hockey’s First Forgotten Analytics Revolution by Steve Hardy and Andrew C Holman in The Washington Post
- “Why cities like Kansas City chase Superbowl dreams” an op-ed by Matthew Ehrlich in the Washington Post
- The Quiet Yalie who invented American football by Robert Tamte in Zocalo Public Square
- Christine M. O’Bonsawin reviews Mascot Nation in the Journal of Sport History
- From Raised Fists to Bended Knees: Fifty Years of The Revolt of the Black Athlete, a review in the Journal of Olympic Studies