Caught Behind: Race and Politics in Springbok Cricket
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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The Roots of Segregation in the Colonial
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