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Blackout survival guide: how to survive without sport


Caribbean classicBeyond a Boundary, by C.L.R. James (by John Westerby)There are times when this famous discussion of cricket’s role in West Indian society becomes more than a book about sport, written as it was by a Trinidadian historian and political activist. But that is because, as C.L.R. James argues with passion, the game has been shaped by the society that surrounds it and, once a sport gains popular appeal, it can in turn become a huge influence on culture and politics, as cricket was in the West Indies in the years before independence. The struggle to establish Frank Worrell as West Indies’ first black captain and the journey embarked upon by Learie Constantine, who left the Caribbean for the mill towns of Lancashire,


Source: The Times March 30, 2020 23:26 UTC



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