Caught Behind: Race and Politics in Springbok Cricket

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Wits University Press, 2004 - Social Science - 256 pages
South Africa‚??s participation in international cricket has been bedeviled by racism and the political intervention of governments virtually from the beginning. This book is a compulsively readable account of the events and political machinations that led to South Africa‚??s cricket isolation in the apartheid era and its ultimate readmission.

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Apartheid Cricket
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Bruce Murray is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and president of the Croxley Wits Cricket Club. Christopher Merrett is Director of Administration at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Pietermaritzburg. He has written extensively on the theme of race, politics and sport in South Africa.

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