The Cambridge Companion to Cricket

The Cambridge Companion to Cricket

by Anthony Bateman
     
 

Perfect for fans and scholars alike, this Companion explores cricket's origins, global reach, iconic personalities and enduring popularity.See more details below

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Perfect for fans and scholars alike, this Companion explores cricket's origins, global reach, iconic personalities and enduring popularity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521167871
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2011
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Cricket: a chronology; Introduction Anthony Bateman and Jeffrey Hill; 1. Cricket pastoral and Englishness Anthony Bateman; 2. Cricket in the eighteenth century Rob Light; 3. Cricket and corruption David Frith; 4. Broadcasting and cricket in England Jack Williams; 5. Bodyline, Jardine and masculinity Patrick F. McDevitt; 6. Don Bradman: just a boy from Bowral Tom Heenan and David Dunstan; 7. The Packer cricket war Richard Cashman; 8. New Zealand cricket and the colonial relationship Greg Ryan; 9. C. L. R. James and cricket Kenneth Surin; 10. Reading Brian Lara and the traditions of Caribbean cricket poetry Claire Westall; 11. The detachment of West Indies cricket from the nationalist scaffold Hilary McD. Beckles; 12. The Indian Premier League and world cricket Boria Majumdar; 13. Hero, celebrity and icon: Sachin Tendulkar and Indian public culture Prashant Kidambi; 14. Conflicting loyalties: nationalism and religion in India-Pakistan cricket relations Mihir Bose; 15. Cricket and representations of beauty: Newlands cricket ground and the roots of apartheid in South African cricket Andre Odendaal; 16. Writing the modern game Rob Steen; 17. Cricket and international politics Stephen Wagg and Jon Gemmell; Further reading.

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