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The imperial game : cricket, culture, and society

Author: Brian Stoddart; Keith A P Sandiford
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Series: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the history of cricket in the British Empire, this text attempts to explain why the sport was so successful, even in countries such as India, Pakistan and the West Indies, where the Anglo-Saxon element remained in a small minority.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Imperial game.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1998
(OCoLC)607090075
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Stoddart; Keith A P Sandiford
ISBN: 0719049784 9780719049781
OCLC Number: 40430869
Description: viii, 178 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: England / Keith A.P. Sandiford --
Australia / Richard Cashman --
South Africa / Christopher Merrett and John Nauright --
West Indies / Brian Stoddart --
New Zealand / Greg Ryan --
Subcontinent / Richard Cashman --
Other cultures / Brian Stoddart --
At the end of the day's play / Brian Stoddart.
Series Title: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Other Titles: Cricket, culture, and society
Responsibility: edited by Brian Stoddart and Keith A.P. Sandiford.
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Examines the fortunes of cricket in various colonies as the sport spread across the British Empire. This text attempts to explain why cricket was so successful, even in countries such as India,  Read more...

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