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    Probing the legacy of one of the most influential sports books of all time

    Fifty-five years after the original publication of C. L. R. James’s influential work comes Marxism, Colonialism, and Cricket: C. L. R. James’s Beyond a Boundary, edited by David Featherstone, Christopher Gair, Christian Høgsbjerg & Andrew Smith (Duke University Press). Our appreciative reviewer Russell Holden suggests that the two volumes will benefit from being read as companions.

    Introductory reader on sport and politics that has much to recommend it

    Capitalism and Sport: Politics, Protest, People and Play by Michael Lavalette (ed.) examines the relationship between capitalism and sport by exploring the tensions that exist within sport from two distinct perspectives: the politics of sport and the politics in sport. Russell Holden’s review highlights the good points as well as the drawbacks.
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