Call for entries: 2013 NASSH Book Awards

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on November 11, 2013


The North American Society for Sport History presents two book awards each year to promote and honor outstanding research and writing in the field of sports history. Awards are made 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 2014 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 sports history, be published in 2013 and be written in English. There is no chronological or geographic restriction.

Prize: The Award shall be a cash prize of $500 and a commemorative certificate for the author. 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 overleaf. The books should be postmarked before 31 January 2014.

Previous award recipients are listed overleaf.

For more information on NASSH of the Book Awards, or to address any queries, please do not hesitate to contact me directly.

Kind regards,

Dr Tara Magdalinski

Chair, NASSH Book Award

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