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Cricket

Amit Gupta.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports History

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Colonialism and Imperialism; Social and Cultural History. 5433 words.

Cricket was a semi-amateurish game whose decision-making process was dominated by the white nations of the British Empire. Cricket had a role in maintaining the status of British...

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Early sport and cricket

Peter Davies and Robert Light.

in Cricket and community in England

September 2012; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 10797 words.

Our analysis begins in Chapter 1, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with an inquiry into the nature of early sport and early cricket. The key events will be placed within the...

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Cricket and community in England

Peter Davies and Robert Light.

September 2012; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 192 pages.

The structure of book is chronological but also thematic. Our analysis begins in Chapter 1, in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with an inquiry into the nature of early sport and...

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Grassroots cricket in the twenty-first century

Peter Davies and Robert Light.

in Cricket and community in England

September 2012; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 11797 words.

The final chapter, Chapter 6, brings the story of cricket up to date and investigates such issues as competition, globalisation, commercialisation, and the role of the ECB. Local cricket...

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Cricket and the Victorians. By Keith A. P. Sandiford (Hampshire, England: Scolar Press, 1994. 207pp.)

Nancy LoPatin.

in Journal of Social History

January 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 0 words.

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Origins of clubs

Peter Davies and Robert Light.

in Cricket and community in England

September 2012; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 9387 words.

Chapter 2 investigates the way in which the early cricket clubs were formed. It will relate the development of cricket clubs to the social, economic and cultural changes that took place...

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Decline and renewal

Peter Davies and Robert Light.

in Cricket and community in England

September 2012; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 11608 words.

As regards the post-war era, Chapter 5 examines a range of issues, including multiculturalism in the grassroots game, the role of women, equipment and junior cricket. Grassroots cricket...

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The two world wars

Peter Davies and Robert Light.

in Cricket and community in England

September 2012; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 15965 words.

Moving into the twentieth century, in Chapter 4 we investigate the significance of the two world wars as regards the development of cricket. In what sense were they a rupture? How was...

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Sport

Mike Cronin.

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 152 pages.

Sport is big business, international in nature, and the focus of much media and cultural attention. Sport: A Very Short Introduction charts the history of sport, from its traditional...

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Modern

Mike Cronin.

in Sport

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 8432 words.

The late 19th century was a period of huge innovation and social change across a range of areas. Sport was a by-product of the industrial, transport, and urbanizing revolutions of the...

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Amateurs and professionals

Mike Cronin.

in Sport

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 4735 words.

The vast majority of people who play sport are amateurs who take part for a variety of reasons relating to their social lives, health, and for the pure pleasure of it. ‘Amateurs and...

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International

Mike Cronin.

in Sport

November 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Sports and Exercise Medicine. 5591 words.

The first recorded international sporting fixture was a cricket match between the United States and Canada in New York in 1844. ‘International’ shows that once sporting organizations, the...

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Baseball’s Global Diffusion

Rob Ruck.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports History

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 7865 words.

Baseball spread beyond US borders, taking hold in the Caribbean and parts of the Pacific, but never attained the global influence that British sport achieved. A. G. Spalding’s efforts to...

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England's Revelry

Emma Griffin.

August 2005; p ublished online February 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 320 pages.

This study looks at the relationship between popular recreations and the spaces in which they took place, and in doing so it provides a history of how England enjoyed itself during the long...

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The Korean War in Britain

Grace Huxford.

July 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Book. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 232 pages.

The Korean War in Britain explores the social and cultural impact of the Korean War (1950–53) on Britain. Coming just five years after the ravages of the Second World War,...

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South Asian Sport

Boria Majumdar.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports History

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Asian History; Social and Cultural History. 7367 words.

The first part of this chapter deals with the histories of South Asian/Indian cricket while the second part deals with Olympic sporting histories, a very recent addition to South...

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The Sporting Life

Ross McKibbin.

in Classes and Cultures

March 1998; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 25928 words.

This chapter looks at the history both of national sports, those broadly representative of society as a whole: cricket, football, rugby, horse-racing, and fishing, and of ‘sectarian’...

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Sport Before 1800

Paul Rouse.

in Sport and Ireland

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 35971 words.

This chapter examines how sport was a central feature of Irish life before 1800. People hunted and hurled, raced horses and kicked footballs. Cocks were set to fight each other and bulls...

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The Modernization of Irish Sport: 1800–1880

Paul Rouse.

in Sport and Ireland

October 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945); Social and Cultural History. 31085 words.

The nineteenth century transformed how people played sport in Ireland. Before 1850 change was steady, but in the second half—and particularly after 1870—it gathered remarkable pace. By the...

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The Changing Field of Sports History in Australasia

Gary Osmond.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sports History

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: World History; Social and Cultural History. 7272 words.

This chapter focuses on sport historiography in Australia and New Zealand, with three broad aims: to survey historic and historiographic developments, to consider the historiographical...

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