ASSH Book Award Prizes

ASSH Book Award – Monographs

2017: Brunette Lenkic and Rob Hess (2016) Play On! The Hidden History of Women’s Australian Rules Football. Melbourne: Echo Publishing

2015: Matthew Klugman & Gary Osmond (2013) Black and Proud: The Story of an Iconic AFL Photo. Sydney: NewSouth Publishing
Erik Nielsen (2014) Sport and the British World, 1900-1930: Amateurism and National Identity in Australasia and Beyond. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Andrew Warren & Chris Gibson (2014) Surfing Places, Surfboard Makers: Craft, Creativity and Cultural Heritage in Hawai‘i, California and Australia. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press

2013: Charlotte McDonald (2011) Strong, Beautiful and Modern: National Fitness In Britain, New Zealand, Australia and Canada, 1935–1960. Wellington: Bridget Williams Books

2011: Caroline Symons (2010) The Gay Games: A History. Abingdon: Routledge

2009: Rob Hess, Matthew Nicholson, Bob Stewart & Gregory de Moore (2008) A National Game: The History of Australian Rules Football. Melbourne: Penguin
Andrew Lemon (2008) The History of Australian Thoroughbred Racing: In Our Time, 1939–2007. Melbourne: Hardie Grant Books

2007: Barbara J. Keys (2006) Globalizing Sports: National Rivalry and International Community in the 1930s. Cambridge: Harvard University Press


ASSH Book Awards – Edited Collections

2017: Gary Osmond & Murray Phillips (eds) (2015) Sport History in the Digital Age. Urbana: University of Illinois Press

2015: Richard Pringle & Murray Phillips (eds) (2013) Examining Sport Histories: Power, Paradigms and Reflexivity. Morgantown, WV: Fitness Information Technology

2013: Murray Phillips (ed.) (2011) Representing the Sporting Past in Museums and Halls of Fame. Abingdon: Routledge.


Special Commendations

2017: Dave Nadel & Graeme Ryan (eds) (2015) Sport in Victoria: A History. Melbourne: Ryan Publishing

2009: Douglas Booth (2007) The Field: Truth and Fiction in Sport History. Abingdon: Routledge