Liberation Cricket: West Indies Cricket Culture

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Hilary Beckles, Brian Stoddart
Manchester University Press, 1995 - 403 pagina's
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Of the global community of cricketers, the West Indians are, arguably, the most well-known and feared. This book shows how this tradition of cricketing excellence and leadership emerged, and how it contributed to the rise of West Indian nationalism and independence.
 

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Introduction Hilary McD Beckles
1
The origins and development of West Indies cricket culture in
33
a study in colonial
44
Cricket carnival and street culture in the Caribbean
89
a sociohistorical appraisal
107
an aspect of creolisation
125
The ritual of cricket Orlando Patterson
141
The political ideology of West Indies cricket culture
148
The making of the first West Indian teams 18861906
192
womens cricket in West Indies cricket
222
the role of sport in emerging smallnation
239
Cricket and the politics of West Indies integration June Soomer
256
the symbolic construction of Caribbean
269
The proof of the pudding C L R James
290
Cricket and national culture in the writings of C L R James
342
the case
356

How cricket is West Indian cricket? Class racial and color conflict
165
cricket and nationalism Hubert Devonish
179
music literature and the popular ideology
370
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