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Cricket History Package 1

£31.00 £19.50

Eric Midwinter’s latest work in the Cricket Witness series, Cricket’s Four Epochs: How cricket reflects civil society, argues that mainstream English cricket has, over the last 300 years, undergone three incarnations – and is maybe heading for a fourth – each, in approach and tone, a manifestation of the prevailing political economy and culture.

In the book which first launched the Cricket Witness series, Class Peace: An Analysis of Social Status and English Cricket 1846-1962, Midwinter explores a number of fascinating themes in cricket history around the social status of those who played the game and argues that in cricket, as in society at large, there was ‘class peace’ rather than class war.

Cricket’s Four Epochs is also available in one of two further discounted packages, either with Cricketscapes or with both Class Peace and Cricketscapes.