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Cricket as an Indian Game

Ramin Jahanbegloo.

in India Revisited

January 2008; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 2881 words.

In this interview, cricket is discussed as a game with elements that are close to the Indian psyche. Although cricket was initially believed to be an Indian game that was accidentally...

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Mann, Sir Horatio, second baronet (1744–1814), politician and patron of cricket

Gerald M. D. Howat.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1087 words.

Mann, Sir Horatio, second baronet (1744–1814), politician and patron of cricket, was born on 2 February 1744 at Boughton Malherbe, Kent, the only surviving son of Galfridus Mann (d. 1756),...

Burrell, Peter, first Baron Gwydir (1754–1820), politician

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 13 words.

See White Conduit cricket club

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Harrow

B. R. Nanda.

in The Nehrus

December 2007; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 4514 words.

This chapter discusses Jawaharlal’s stay in Harrow. It states that the official report of Jawaharlal’s half-term showed that he was top in every subject. It then explains that Motilal did...

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Condon

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics. 106 words.

Kt 1994; QPM 1989; DL

Commissioner, Metropolitan Police, 1993–2000; Chairman, Anti-Corruption and Security (formerly...

Cheating in Contests

Ian Preston and Stefan Szymanski.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

Much of the interest in the study of sports from the perspective of an economist lies in the empirical application of contests as efficient mechanisms for eliciting effort. Contestants...

THE ROYAL AFRICAN SOCIETY, AFRICAN AFFAIRS AND APARTHEID: THE MUSTOE CONTROVERSY OF 1970

Chris Youé.

in African Affairs

January 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 5289 words.

Divisions between the Royal African Society and its flagship journal African Affairs emerged in 1970 when the Vice-President of the Society, Nelson Mustoe Q.C., defended South African...

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