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War Minus the Shooting: Journey Through South Asia During Cricket's World Cup

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War Minus the Shooting: Journey Through South Asia During Cricket's World Cup

Mike Marqusee, "War Minus the Shooting: Journey Through South Asia During Cricket's World Cup"
English | 1996 | ISBN: 0434003816 | 175 pages | EPUB | 0.5 MB

Combining personal reflection and social observation, this work paints a complex portrait of a sub-continent in ferment, set against the backdrop of the 1996 cricket World Cup, the most extravagant and controversial event in the long history of the gamebook delves into the dilemmas that dog modern cricket - ball-tampering, biased umpires, media moguls and sponsors, race and national identity, gambling syndicates, and more.