History This section includes general histories of Australian Rules football and any works with a variety of elements which do not allow them to be fitted into a more specific category. Many earlier books contain elements such as history, coaching tops, biographies, statistics, laws of the game, descriptions of the game's features and topical articles about football issues. Books with a variety of these elements have been listed in this section.
This section also includes articles from scholarly and academic journals about the general history of Australian Rules football. It includes any works with a variety of elements which do not allow them to be placed in one of the other categories used in Reading the Game.
League histories such as Ron Michael’s Great Goals: The Goulburn Valley Football League, 1894-1994 have been included here. Club histories can be found in the 'Clubs' section.
This section has been divided into a books category and a journal articles category. Click on the links below to go direct to these sections.