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Hispanic American Historical Review (1995) 75 (3): 448–450.
Published: 01 August 1995
... Explorations,” and “Praxis.” The first two explore the formation of James’s character and his various personae—the West Indian imbued with the qualities of a British Victorian gentleman, the middle-class intellectual cricket apasionado, the Pan-Africanist beholden to the West, the Marxist who recognized...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1990) 70 (2): 345–347.
Published: 01 May 1990
... attempted (and failed, for reasons of health) to write his memoirs. But he occasionally spoke on British television, usually on cricket. And he granted hundreds of interviews to visiting political figures and scholars. A half-dozen volumes of his selected works appeared in the later 1970s, the anthology C...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (3): 417–418.
Published: 01 August 1992
... of interest among Dominican youth in certain types of work. Perhaps Ruck’s most exciting contribution is his discussion of the Cocolos , British West Indians who migrated to labor in the Dominican cane fields. Hard workers, they carried a sense of discipline and community, and a love for cricket...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (1): 130–131.
Published: 01 February 2004
... to the major leagues. Combining contemporary reportage with historical research, Ruck reveals that cricket was introduced by black field hands brought from neighboring English islands. The organization of cricket clubs prepared the ground for the transition to baseball in the 1920s and provided a tradition...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2011) 91 (2): 356–358.
Published: 01 May 2011
... was opened in 1878 and the first electric generator was installed in the city in 1888. The quintessentially American and English games of baseball and cricket were played by the expatriate oil community, but cricket never caught on, and baseball only took off after 1941 when Venezuela won the world...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1964) 44 (3): 473.
Published: 01 August 1964
... deaths…. There are no orphanages…. One prisoner (male) was received during 1961 and served a sentence of fourteen days…. Trout fishing provides good sport for anglers…. This must be among the most southerly places where cricket is played. The latter half of the pamphlet provides a brief survey...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1991) 71 (3): 624–625.
Published: 01 August 1991
... for the biographer. Born in Trinidad in 1901 and an important part of that country’s early literary strivings, James went on to become a celebrated cricket correspondent in England, an important figure in English radicalism of the 1930s, a member of the international executive committee of Leon Trotsky’s Fourth...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1997) 77 (2): 325–326.
Published: 01 May 1997
..., on ranches, or on the railroads, the men often lived in relative isolation from one another. McKellar recalls how they enthusiastically came together for occasional cricket matches. President Porfirio Díaz favored these foreigners, but as the McKellars soon learned, local elites could prove less...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1996) 76 (3): 542–543.
Published: 01 August 1996
...—was an import in southern South America just as baseball was in hispanophone Middle America and cricket in the anglophone West Indies. In all three cases, the local recipients, with time, adapted the import to express their own cultural style and political needs. Tony Mason’s volume essentially provides...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2004) 84 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 February 2004
... of ways in which he touched the lives of many, whether as a university colleague, inspiring scholar and mentor, helpful critic and editor, lover of music and poetry, or sailing and cricket fan. Those who spoke recalled a man who may have seemed formal and reserved, but who soon showed the qualities...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (2002) 82 (2): 257–290.
Published: 01 May 2002
... the readers’ attention to the economy and savings of the Chevrolet. 71 Other advertisements aimed at class B audiences had similar themes, no doubt influenced by the economic environment of the era. A 1932 Sul America advertisement offered the fable of the ant and the cricket. The ant was a “precious...
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Hispanic American Historical Review (1992) 72 (1): 47–72.
Published: 01 February 1992
... their identification as gente decente, adhering as faithfully as possible to the norms of respectable society. Men cultivated the bearing of gentlemen, from their concern for personal honor and reputation—including familiarity with dueling protocol—to their practice of such aristocratic sports as cricket, tennis...