Sport in the Black Atlantic: Cricket, Canada and the Caribbean Diaspora

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This book outlines the ways sport helps create transnational social fields that interconnect migrants dispersed across a region known as the Black Atlantic: England, North America and the Caribbean. Many Caribbean men's stories about their experiences migrating to Canada, settling in Toronto, finding jobs, and travelling involved some contact with a cricket and social club. This book offers a unique contribution to black diaspora studies through showing sport as a means of allaying the pain of ageing in the diaspora, ...

Sport in the Black Atlantic: Cricket, Canada and the Caribbean Diaspora 2017, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9781784994075

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