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The story of an African game : black cricketers and the unmasking of one of cricket's greatest myths, South Africa, 1850-2003

Author: Andre Odendaal
Publisher: Cape Town, South Africa : David Philip, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book
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THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN GAME is a ground-breaking book, the first to cover in detail the history and experiences of black African cricketers in South Africa. It is long overdue, coming 195 years after the first recorded game of cricket in this country was played at the Green Point Common, Cape Town, in 1808. This is a book that will forever change the way we look at South Africa's cricket history and help us  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andre Odendaal
ISBN: 0864866380 9780864866387
OCLC Number: 1037111594
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Official publication of the United Cricket Board of South Africa.
The Human Sciences Research Council are publishing partners in this project. A Thank You note goes to Wilmot James, Garry Rosenberg and John Daniels.
A tribute to Khaya Majola.
Description: 367 pages : illustrations
Other Titles: African game.
Responsibility: Andre Odendaal ; foreword by Nelson Mandela.

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THE STORY OF AN AFRICAN GAME is a ground-breaking book, the first to cover in detail the history and experiences of black African cricketers in South Africa. It is long overdue, coming 195 years after the first recorded game of cricket in this country was played at the Green Point Common, Cape Town, in 1808. This is a book that will forever change the way we look at South Africa's cricket history and help us understand where the game is heading in the future.

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