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Nation at Play

A History of Sport in India

Nation at Play( )
Author: Sen, Ronojoy
Series title:Contemporary Asia in the World Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-16490-0
Publication Date:Sep 2015
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $89.00
Book Description:

Ronojoy Sen pairs a novel history of India's engagement with sport and a probing analysis of its cultural and political development. Sen follows the transformation of sport from an elite, kingly pastime to a national obsession. He pays special attention to the dominance of cricket in the Indian consciousness and the chronic failure in international competition. Sen captures the political nature of sport in India and reveals centuries-old patterns of patronage, clientage, and...
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Book Details
Pages:400
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / General
Sports & Recreation / Sociology Of Sports
Social Science / Customs & Traditions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.3 x 22.9 x 2.98 cm
Book Weight:0.68 Kilograms



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