The Tao of Cricket: On Games of Destiny and the Destiny of Games

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - History - 150 pages
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Cricket is an Indian game accidentally discovered by the British, says Ashis Nandy, defying history, in this delightful book. He treats us to meditations on the history, philosophy, and results of the game, as well as intriguing psychological profiles of some of its greatest players. He also extends his analysis to the modern urban-industrial ethic and mass culture.

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Tradition Transgression and Norms
1
The Wistful Camel and the Eye of the Needle
52
Victory Defeat and the Future of the Savage
90
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Ashis Nandy is at Centre for the Study of Developing Societies.

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