Sport and the Nation: interpreting Indian history through the lens of cricket
Speaker(s): Dr Ramachandra Guha
Chair: Professor Michael Cox
Recorded on 6 March 2012 in Old Theatre, Old Building.
In India, cricketers are even more famous than its film stars; they are venerated and worshipped as gods. This lecture will explain how this sport became an Indian obsession.
Ramachandra Guha is Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs at LSE IDEAS for 2011-2012.