E-books: Cricket

  • The Magic of Indian Cricket: Cricket and Society in India book cover

    The Magic of Indian Cricket

    Cricket and Society in India, 1st Edition

    By Mihir Bose

    In the last twenty years, Indian cricket has been transformed. With the arrival of global television networks, mass-media coverage and multinational sponsors, cricket has become big business and India has become the economic driving force in the world game. For the first time a developing country…

    eBook – 2006-04-18
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Lost Histories of Indian Cricket: Battles Off the Pitch book cover

    Lost Histories of Indian Cricket

    Battles Off the Pitch, 1st Edition

    By Boria Majumdar

    Lost Histories of Indian Cricket studies the personalities and controversies that have shaped Indian cricket over the years and brings to life the intensity surrounding India's national game. It may be true that that cricket today arouses more passions in India than in any other cricket playing…

    eBook – 2006-01-16
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • The Making of New Zealand Cricket: 1832-1914 book cover

    The Making of New Zealand Cricket

    1832-1914, 1st Edition

    By Greg Ryan

    It is generally forgotten that cricket rather than rugby union was the 'national game' in New Zealand until the early years of the twentieth century. This book shows why and how cricket developed in New Zealand and how its character changed across time. Greg Ryan examines the emergence and growth…

    eBook – 2004-08-02
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Cricketing Cultures in Conflict: Cricketing World Cup 2003 book cover

    Cricketing Cultures in Conflict

    Cricketing World Cup 2003, 1st Edition

    Edited by Boria Majumdar, J A Mangan

    The 2003 World Cup was of vital importance to the participating countries. For India, a world cup triumph would make cricket the nation's leading industry; for the host, South Africa, a successful campaign might realize its dream of political unity.Dealing with themes of racial/political…

    eBook – 2004-05-20
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • The Politics of South African Cricket book cover

    The Politics of South African Cricket

    1st Edition

    By Jon Gemmell

    The Politics of South African Cricket analyses the relationship between politics and sport, in particular cricket, in South Africa. South African Cricket embraces an ethos that is symbolic of a wider held belief system and as such has distinctive political connotations in the region.Sport in South…

    eBook – 2004-03-31
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Cricket and the Law: The Man in White is Always Right book cover

    Cricket and the Law

    The Man in White is Always Right, 1st Edition

    By David Fraser

    Cricket, law and the meaning of life ... In a readable, informed and absorbing discussion of cricket’s defining controversies – bodyline, chucking, ball-tampering, sledging, walking and the use of technology, among many others – David Fraser explores the ambiguities of law and social order in…

    eBook – 2004-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Law, Society and Popular Culture

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