Overview:The Bodyline Hypocrisy: Conversations with Harold Larwood - This fresh analysis of the England - Australia 'Bodyline Controversy' of 1932-33 uncovers hypocrisy on both sides of the furore, drawing on exclusive interviews with English 'villain of the piece' (and Australian emigre) Harold Larwood. At the time, Australia was a young, isolated country where sport was a religion, winning essential, and the media prone to distortion. In England, the MCC was pressurised by a British government fearing trade repercussions, leaving Harold Larwood and Douglas Jardine to be hung out to dry on a clothes-line of political expediency. The Bodyline Hypocrisy analyses the influence of Australian culture on events, and on exaggerations and distortions previously accepted as fact. It reveals that the MCC granted Honorary Membership to Larwood in 1949, influenced by its Australian president. And now even Ian Chappell has stated that Jardine's leg-theory tactic was simply playing Test cricket with whatever weapons were available. Times change and the truth emerges.
This book is on page /a06b960ac9dc90216ed4e00b41bc8290/book/1603725640-9781909178458. It was written by the following authors: Michael Arnold. Book The Bodyline Hypocrisy: Conversations with Harold Larwood, which can be read online, published by the company: Pitch Publishing Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2013-04-15 00:00:00. It has 256 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight g. File for download The Bodyline Hypocrisy: Conversations with Harold Larwood has PDF format and is called the-bodyline-hypocrisy-conversations-with-harold-larwood.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our topcanal.eu site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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