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Cricket and community in England: 1800 to the present day

Peter Davies and Robert Light


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 early cricket. The following chapter, 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 during the last four decades of the nineteenth century. We then move on, in Chapter 3, to the issue of competition. What was the nature of early competition? We will assess the concept of ... More

Keywords: Cricket, Community, Competition, War, Multiculturalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780719082795
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719082795.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Davies, author

Robert Light, author