John Nauright,Alan G. Gobley,David K. Wiggins's Beyond C. L. R. James: Shifting Boundaries of Race and PDF

By John Nauright,Alan G. Gobley,David K. Wiggins

Beyond C. L. R. James brings jointly essays studying the intercon¬nections between race, ethnicity, and activity. released in reminiscence of C. L. R. James, the progressive sociologist and author from Trinidad who penned the well-known autobiographical account of cricket titled Beyond a Boundary, this number of essays, lots of which originated on the 2010 convention on race and ethnicity in activity on the college of West Indies, Cave Hill in Barbados, disguise every thing from Aborigines in game and cricket and minstrel exhibits in Australia to Zulu stick battling and soccer and racism in northern eire. The essays, divided into 4 sections that come with introductory reviews through every one editor, are written by way of many of the extra famous recreation historians on this planet and characterised through a spotlight at the function of tradition and game in society within the context of either political economies and the country in addition to colonial and postcolonial struggles. incorporated are also discussions on how game straight away brings humans jointly, shapes the identities of its contributors, and displays the ongoing look for social justice.

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