The Basil D’Oliveira conspiracy


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Steen, Robert (2008) The Basil D’Oliveira conspiracy In: PSA Sport and Politics Study Group 2nd Annual Conference, Liverpool Hope University.

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An in-depth analysis of the boardroom politics of the England cricket team selectors during the so-called "D'Oliveria Affair" of 1968, featuring first-hand interviews with leading protagonists and unveiling the fraught moral decisions placed upon the shoulders of the ‘blazer brigade’: “When moral fibre was called for the masters gave a masterclass in self-preservation.” See abstract for similar paper for British Society for Sports History Conference 2008

Item Type: Contribution to conference proceedings in the public domain ( Full Paper)
Subjects: L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L311 Sport and Leisure
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2015 03:00
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2015 03:00

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