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    English cricket – who gets to play is a question of class

    In examining recreational rather than professional (first-class) cricket, Duncan Stone’s Different Class: The Untold Story of English Cricket does not merely challenge the orthodoxy of English cricket, it demonstrates how the values and belief systems at its heart were developed to divide the English at every level of the game. Our reviewer, cricket commentator Daniel Norcross, likes the book, and especially Stone’s deep dive into the class war aspects of amateur or recreational cricket.

    The International Journal of the History of Sport, Volume 34, 2017, Issue 5–6 | Aspiration and Reflection: Sport Historians on Sport History

    The International Journal of the History of Sport is the world’s leading sport history academic periodical with fully-refereed global coverage of the subject. As well as regular issues, the IJHS also offers regionally-focused issues on the Americas, Africa, Asia, Australasia and the Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East, and special issues each year on significant topics and themes.

    Är idrottshistorikerns problem ett alltför stort idrottsintresse?

    Konflikten mellan sub-disciplinen idrottshistoria och moderämnet historia blommar ut för fullt i antologin New Directions in Sport History, redigerad av Duncan Stone, John Hughson och Rob Ellis (Routledge). Jens Ljunggren hittar trots bidragens skiftande kvalitet viktiga framåtsyftande tankegångar.