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Cricket in America, 1710-2000

Author: P David Sentance
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006.
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"Here, the game's unique multi-ethnic, religious and cultural tradition in the United States is fully explored. The author explains cricket's ties to the beginnings of baseball and covers the ways in which the game continues to play an important role in America's inner cities. He also proposes reasons why the nearly 300-year-old game has remained popular"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sentance, P. David, 1952-
Cricket in America, 1710-2000.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006
(OCoLC)629268101
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P David Sentance
ISBN: 0786420405 9780786420407
OCLC Number: 63164838
Description: vii, 324 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Cricket's prologue in America --
How cricket in New York helped establish baseball as America's national pastime --
Philadelphia : the cradle of competitive cricket in America, 1834-1890 --
Cricket in New York and New England from 1890 to 1920 --
International cricket comes of age in Philadelphia, 1890-1926 --
A century of cricket in and around Chicago, 1836-1936 --
Cricket and baseball on the western frontier, 1852-1890 --
The California cricket rush, 1890-1914 --
Southern California's cricket pioneers, 1888-1913 --
The Hollywood cricket club and the rebirth of southern California cricket --
Cricket for Americans --
Trends in contemporary United States cricket.
Responsibility: P. David Sentance.
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