Barbed Wire and Cucumber Sandwiches

One of sport's leading social historians tells the astonishing story of a cricket tour framed in a landscape of turbulent social history.

Barbed Wire and Cucumber Sandwiches

Barbed Wire and Cucumber Sandwiches

Cricket, England's gentle summer game, was shaken to its core by demonstrations, strikes, arrests and violence amid growing global disgust at apartheid, ahead of South Africa's planned 1970 tour. One of sport's leading social historians tells the astonishing story of a cricket tour framed in a landscape of turbulent social history.

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Barbed Wire and Cucumber Sandwiches
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Dr Colin Shlinder
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-05-18 - Publisher: eBook Partnership

Cricket, England's gentle summer game, was shaken to its core by demonstrations, strikes, arrests and violence amid growing global disgust at apartheid, ahead of South Africa's planned 1970 tour. One of sport's leading social historians tells the astonishing story of a cricket tour framed in a landscape of turbulent social
Barbed Wire and Cucumber Sandwiches
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Colin Shlinder
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08 - Publisher: Pitch Publishing

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The Shorter Wisden 2021
Language: en
Pages: 1488
Authors: Lawrence Booth
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-15 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The Shorter Wisden is a compelling distillation of what's best in its bigger brother – and the 2021 edition of Wisden is crammed, as ever, with the best writing in the game. Wisden's digital version includes the influential Notes by the Editor, and all the front-of-book articles. In an age
Pitch Battles
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Peter Hain, Andre Odendaal
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-01 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

“There will be a black Springbok over my dead body.” — Dr Danie Craven, President of the South African Rugby Board, 1969 Just a year after the controversial D’Oliveira affair, the organised disruption of the all-white 1969/70 South African rugby and cricket tours to Britain represented a significant challenge to
The Shorter Wisden 2020
Language: en
Pages: 1488
Authors: Lawrence Booth
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-09 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

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