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Boxing
Kasia Boddy

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Boxing
a cultural history
First pbk. ed.
Kasia Boddy

Published 2009 by Reaktion in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

Looks at the history of boxing and how it has permeated Western culture and mass media through the years.

Table of Contents

The classical golden age
The English golden age
Pugilism and style
'Fighting, rightly understood'
'Like any other profession'
Fresh hopes
Sport of the future
Save me, Jack Dempsey; save me, Joe Louis
King of the hill, and further raging bulls.

Edition Notes

Originally published: 2008.

Includes bibliographical references, discography, filmography and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
796.8309

The Physical Object

Pagination
478 p. :
Number of pages
478

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25565006M
Internet Archive
boxingculturalhi00bodd
ISBN 10
1861894112
ISBN 13
9781861894113
OCLC/WorldCat
318873604

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