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Horse People Thoroughbred Culture in Lexington and Newmarket Animals History Culture

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collection of ascinating characters exciting events Cassidy's investigation reveals the actors ethical cultural political and economic that have shaped the racing traditio. Arly a horse person but as a good anthropologist is never in thrall to her ield or her paricipantsinformants she is as Michael Agar defined the anthropologist a professional stranger One who thrall to her Testing Aircraft, Exploring Space field or her paricipantsinformants she is as Michael Agar defined the anthropologist a professional stranger One who with many anthropologists must carefully mediate respector informants with critical analysis and insight with analysis in terms the community would use and understand and in terms developed rom the outside which the community may not recognise She does this wellSecond Cassidy s gras. terms developed rom the outside which the community may not recognise She does this wellSecond Cassidy s gras. In Britain and North America Drawing rom intensive ield work in Suffolk's Newmarket and Kentucky's Lexington Rebecca Cassidy gives us the inside track on all players in the industry rom the elite breeders and owners "To The Stable Boys Racetrack Workers And Veterinarians She Leads "the stable boys racetrack workers and veterinarians She leads through horse arms breeding barns an. .
This is a subtle sharp and insightful comparative ethnography "OF UK AND US THOROUGHBRED RACING INDUSTRES BASED "the UK US Thoroughbred racing industres based participant observation studies of Newmarket and Lexington Although Cassidy discusses significant differences the UK US industries her inal argument is that they are nether as different as they claim to be nor as distinctive as they see themselvesAside rom the insightful comparative analysis the book has two major strengths First Cassidy is cle. The world of Thoroughbred racing is glamorous secretive dangerous and seductive the sport of kings and the poor man's obsession While the spectacle of racing stirs the imagination it belies the ruthless business that lies beneathThis engaging original study demystifies this complex world by comparing centers of excellence. ,

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