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By Stephen Wagg

Bringing jointly best foreign writers on cricket and society, this significant new e-book areas cricket within the postcolonial lifetime of the foremost Test-playing international locations. Exploring the tradition, politics, governance and economics of cricket within the twenty-first century, this ebook dispels the age-old suggestion of a steady online game performed on England's village vegetables.

This is an unique political and historic learn of the game's improvement in a number of international locations and covers:

* cricket within the new Commonwealth: Sri Lanka, Pakistan, the Caribbean and India
* the cricket cultures of Australia, New Zealand and post-apartheid South Africa
* cricket in England because the 1950s.

This new booklet is perfect for college kids of game, politics, historical past and postcolonialism because it offers stimulating and complete discussions of the foremost concerns together with race, migration, gobalization, neoliberal economics, the media, faith and sectarianism.


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