The Yorkshire County Cricket Club Yearbook 2010

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The Yorkshire County Cricket Club Yearbook 2011

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ISBN : 1905080859
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A yearbook of Yorkshire County Cricket Club. It contains detailed records of various matches played in the 2010 season. Featuring articles on players, records from the history of Yorkshire Cricket and International matches played at Headingley Carnegie, it is suitable for fans of Yorkshire cricket.
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A Game Sustained The Impact Of The First World War On Cricket In Yorkshire 1914 20

Author : Jeremy Lonsdale
ISBN : 9781912421084
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Over two million British men were injured or killed in the First World War. Millions more people supported the war effort at home – in factories, fields or by keeping essential services going. In these circumstances, how could something as trivial as cricket continue? For some, it was not acceptable; for others, watching or playing sport were reasonable responses to government calls to ‘carry on’. A Game Sustained examines what happened to cricket at all levels in Yorkshire between 1914 and 1918; how it kept going with so many men away; how its top league managed to attract players such as Hobbs, Barnes and Woolley; and how, when peace came, cricket resumed its place in county life in 1919 and 1920. It is a story of divided opinions and of guilt and uncertainty about the correct way to behave. It is also the story of efforts to sustain traditions and to keep some sense of normality at a time of crisis.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Afro Greeks

Author : Associate Professor of Classics Emily Greenwood
ISBN : 9780199575244
Genre : Literary Collections
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An exploration of the reception of Classics in the English-speaking Caribbean. Emily Greenwood argues that writers such as Kamau Brathwaite, C. L. R. James, V. S. Naipaul, and Derek Walcott have successfully adapted Classics to the cultural context of the Caribbean, creating a distinctive tradition.
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Afro Greeks

Author : Emily Greenwood
ISBN : 9780191610318
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Afro-Greeks examines the reception of Classics in the English-speaking Caribbean, from about 1920 to the beginning of the 21st century. Emily Greenwood focuses on the ways in which Greco-Roman antiquity has been put to creative use in Anglophone Caribbean literature, and relates this regional classical tradition to the educational context, specifically the way in which Classics was taught in the colonial school curriculum. Discussions of Caribbean literature tend to assume an antagonistic relationship between Classics, which is treated as a legacy of empire, and Caribbean literature. While acknowledging the importance of this imperial context, Greenwood argues that Caribbean appropriations of Classics played an important role in formulating original, anti-colonial and anti-imperial criticism in Anglophone Caribbean fiction. Afro-Greeks reveals how, in the twentieth century, two generations of Caribbean writers, including Kamau Brathwaite, Austin Clarke, John Figueroa, C. L. R. James, V. S. Naipaul, Derek Walcott and Eric Williams, created a distinctive, regional counter-tradition of reading Greco-Roman Classics.
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Padwick S Bibliography Of Cricket

Author : Cricket Society
ISBN : UOM:39015024783105
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines