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Published: 01 September 2012

192 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780719082795

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Cricket and Community in England

1800 to the Present Day

Peter Davies and Robert Light

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Written by two specialist cricket historians
  • Based on extensive primary research
  • Traces the history of the sport at grassroots level from its origins right up to the present day
  • Provides readers with an accessible introduction to the history of grassroots cricket in England and to supply a clear overview of the different phases of this history
  • Looks at such issues as early cricket, the origins of clubs, competition, the two world wars, multiculturalism and cricket in the twenty-first century