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Sports History Book Prize Competition

The North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) presents two book awards each year to promote and honor outstanding research and writing in the field of sport history. Awards are given for distinguished books written in English on any aspect of sport history, without chronological or geographic restriction. The NASSH Book Award Committee is currently calling for suitable entries for the 2018 Awards in the following categories:

  • Monographs: biographies, monographs, and works of synthesis and interpretation
  • Edited Collections: edited collections of scholarly papers

Eligibility: To be eligible, books must be scholarly, focus on an aspect of sport history, be published in 2017 (imprint date), and be written in English. There is no chronological or geographic restriction.

Prize: The Award shall be a cash prize of $750 for the anthology and $1000 for the monograph. The publisher will also be notified of the award.

To enter, please send one copy of each entry to each member of the Book Award Committee at the addresses listed below. The books should be postmarked before 26 January 2018.

For more information on the NASSH Book Awards, please do not hesitate to contact Committee Chair Robert Kossuth at robert.kossuth@uleth.ca

Robert Kossuth (Chair)
Department of Kinesiology
University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1K 3M4
Canada
Maureen M. Smith
Department of Kinesiology
USA
Patricia Vertinsky
School of Kinesiology
University of British Columbia
210, Ware Memorial Gym
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1
Canada
Jorge Iber
P.O. Box 64303
Lubbock, TX 79464-4303
USA
John D. Fair
H.J. Lutcher Stark Centre for Physical Culture and Sports
1 University Station, D3600
NEZ 5.700
Austin, Texas 78712
USA
Contact Info:
Robert Kossuth
Department of Kinesiology
University of Lethbridge
4401 University Drive
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1K 3M4
Canada
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