Amherst English Professor Allen Guttmann Receives Award for Sports: The First Five Millennia

June 9, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—Allen Guttmann, the Emily C. Jordan Folger Professor of English and American Studies at Amherst College, has won the annual Book Award of the North American Society for Sport History for Sports: The First Five Millennia (2005), a social history of the world's sports from pre-historical times to the present. Guttmann received the award at the Society's 33rd annual conference on May 30 in Green Bay, Wis.