Cricket and Society in South Africa, 1910–1971 - From Union to Isolation
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Explores Southern Africa’s sporting image, grounding it in analyses of the subaltern class that have been hitherto marginalised or ignored
Traces imperial networks beyond the UK as mediator of empire, and brings women’s role in the sporting politics of Empire into clearer focus
Challenges the dominant narrative of Imperial sports history by interrogating and filling in the gaps and silences in the record of the excluded
and co-authored Cricket and Conquest: The History of South African Cricket Retold (2016).
"What is revealed in this highly stimulating grand sweep of history from Rhodes to Richards is far more than a chronology of events, rather a hidden history of a fractured society and a tribute to forgotten players and administrators and their impact on an evolving sport that possessed an extraordinary richness and diversity of talent." (Russell Holden, idrottsforum.org, June 4, 2020)