Ambassadors of Goodwill

Subtitle:
MCC Tours 1946/47-1970/71
By:
Mark Peel
Price:
£18.99
Out:
ISBN:
9781785313806
Format:
Hardback
Size:
240 x 160
Pages:
288

Description

Ambassadors of Goodwill: MCC Tours 1946/47-1970/71 looks at the death of the amateur ideal in English cricket. It assesses the MCC’s attempt to foster goodwill within the Empire/Commonwealth via long, formal overseas tours which increasingly came into conflict with the rise of third-world nationalism and hard-nosed professionalism.

About the author

Mark Peel is the author of ten books including England Expects: A Biography of Ken Barrington (winner of the 1993 Cricket Society Literary Award), Cricketing Falstaff: A Biography of Colin Milburn and The Last Roman: A Biography of Colin Cowdrey. Mark is a contributor to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.