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Stadiums in Calcutta: A New Genre of Sports Culture

Author Name: Md Abu Nasim | Format: Paperback | Genre : Sports & Games | Other Details

Stadiums in Calcutta: A new Genre of Sports Culture is set in the format of micro-study, which deals with different aspects of sports life. We know that that sports culture is an important aspect of history, which has been borrowed from the West. The indigenous people accepted this new culture of games in Bengal. The native middle-class of Calcutta was showed an eagerness for Western games such as Football and Cricket. When they saw the English of white town playing such as an engaging game. The adopted game of Cricket and football in course of time introduced new institutions and new avenues, the stadium being the most important among them. The book reflects on the politics around the stadium.

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Md Abu Nasim

Md Abu Nasim received his Ph.D. & Master degree from the Department of History, Aliah University, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. His area of interest is sports culture, identity and politics in colonial and postcolonial Bengal. He also works on traditional or folks games. He published several articles on sports culture. Md Nasim is an acclaimed researcher and actively engaged in pursuing research in different journals of international standard.