Cricket Products

  • Cricket, Migration and Diasporic Communities

    Edited by Thomas Fletcher

    Ever since different communities began processes of global migration, sport has been an integral feature in how we conceptualise and experience the notion of being part of a diaspora. Sport provides diasporic communities with a powerful means for creating transnational ties, but also shapes ideas…

    Hardback – 2015-07-24
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • Twenty20 and the Future of Cricket

    Edited by Chris Rumford

    Cricket is a sport which is currently undergoing a rapid and dramatic transformation. Traditionally thought of as an English summer game, limited in appeal to Britain and its Commonwealth, cricket has, in the past a few years, achieved a global profile. This is largely due to the development of a…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society – Contemporary Perspectives

  • The Changing Face of Cricket

    From Imperial to Global Game

    Edited by Dominic Malcolm, Jon Gemmell

    For cricket enthusiasts there is nothing to match the meaningful contests and excitement generated by the game’s subtle shifts in play. Conversely, huge swathes of the world’s population find cricket the most obscure and bafflingly impenetrable of sports. The Changing Face of Cricket attempts to…

    Paperback – 2015-05-08
    Routledge

  • Cricket in Colonial India 1780 – 1947

    By Boria Majumdar

    This is an exacting social history of Indian cricket between 1780 and 1947. It considers cricket as a derivative sport, creatively adapted to suit modern Indian socio-cultural needs, fulfil political imperatives and satisfy economic aspirations.  Majumdar argues that cricket was a means to…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Routledge

  • Coaching Cultures

    Edited by Neil Carter

    Coaches are amongst the most visible figures in sport today but little is known about the history of their profession. This book examines the history of coaching from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century. It uses a number of sports as case studies that includes: cricket,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-10
    Routledge

  • Sport and Revolutionaries

    Reclaiming the Historical Role of Sport in Social and Political Activism

    Edited by John Nauright, David K Wiggins

    This collection examines the role of sport in the lives of key revolutionary thinkers and leftist activists. In contrast to those who take a more romantic view of sport and believe in its apolitical nature, the chapters in this book help make clear how sport has served as a site for political…

    Hardback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Routledge Handbook of Sports Performance Analysis

    Edited by Tim McGarry, Peter O'Donoghue, Jaime Sampaio

    Sport performance analysis techniques help coaches, athletes and sport scientists develop an objective understanding of actual sport performance, as opposed to self-report, fitness tests or laboratory based experiments. For example, contemporary performance analysis enables elite sports people and…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • New Directions in Sport History

    Edited by Duncan Stone, John Hughson, Rob Ellis

    Emerging from the ‘history from below’ movement, sport history was marginalised for decades by those working within more traditional historical fields (and institutions). Although a degree of ignorance still exists, sport history has now acquired a level of credibility through the dedicated work of…

    Hardback – 2015-02-10
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • The Biomechanics of Batting, Swinging, and Hitting

    Edited by Glenn Fleisig, Young-Hoo Kwon

    In the movie Bull Durham, frustrated manager Joe Riggins stresses to his team, "This is a simple game. You throw the ball. You hit the ball. You catch the ball." This simplification works well for biomechanists too, as sports can be broken down into specific physical tasks like throwing, hitting,…

    Hardback – 2013-09-09
    Routledge

  • Sport, Literature, Society

    Cultural Historical Studies

    Edited by Alexis Tadié, J.A. Mangan, Supriya Chaudhuri

    Sport studies and sports history have witnessed a recent substantial increase in publications. However, the relationship between literature and sport has been little explored. Sport, Literature, Society looks at a wide variety of case studies ranging from Japan to England, from India to…

    Hardback – 2013-07-19
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Cricket, Race and the 2007 World Cup

    Edited by Boria Majumdar, Jon Gemmell

    Cricket has been subject to a number of changes over the last twenty years. We can no longer talk of a sport particular to an out-dated English way of life. Cricket has become global and has to exist within the global environment. Primarily the world game has become commercialised. This collection…

    Paperback – 2009-02-20
    Routledge
    Sport in the Global Society

  • Cricket and National Identity in the Postcolonial Age

    Following On

    Edited by Stephen Wagg

    Bringing together leading international writers on cricket and society, this important new book places cricket in the postcolonial life of the major Test-playing countries. Exploring the culture, politics, governance and economics of cricket in the twenty-first century, this book dispels the…

    Paperback – 2008-09-15
    Routledge

  • Page:
  • 1
  • 2

Product Search