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- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
Praise for The Fight ?Exquisitely refined and attenuated . . . [a] sensitive portrait of an extraordinary athlete and man, and a pugilistic drama fully as exciting as the reality on which it is based.? ? The New York Times ?One of the defining texts of sports journalism. Not only does Mailer recall the violent combat with a scholar?s... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 15.98
Few sports polarise public opinion as boxing does. Some contend that it is repugnant and barbaric, for others a legitimate, regulated contest of skill, strength and willpower. What cannot be denied is that the fight game has produced some of sport's greatest icons. Many more are content to make a decent living or at least supplement their income by... more...
- Random House New Zealand 2013; US$ 13.12
From 'A Low Blow' to 'Went the Distance', a fascinating and lively examination of the regular use of terms from the boxing ring in our everyday language. Have you ever stopped to notice how often your local newspaper or favourite magazine uses the terms 'On the Ropes', 'The Gloves Are Off' and 'Knockout Punch'? How often TV newsreaders will say that... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 18.94
The benefits of boxing training are many: weight loss and toning, improved speed, strength, stamina, coordination, balance and flexibility. Fitness Boxing covers all the techniques used in a boxer's training programme and shows how to tailor these to suit individual needs through the use of colour photographs and step-by-step guidance. It is a comprehensive... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2012; US$ 14.99
The powerful story of boxing legend Floyd Patterson, civil rights activist, national icon, and the youngest man to win the World Heavyweight Champion title, and the first to ever win the title twice, from critically acclaimed author W.K. Stratton. more...
- Touchstone 2008; US$ 16.99
Defined arms; sleek shoulders; flat, tight abs; lean, firm legs -- this is the shape that women want to get from their workouts. World-renowned trainer Hector Roca and owner Bruce Silverglade bring Gleason's Gym's boxing secrets to your home with The Gleason's Gym Total Body Boxing Workout for Women , outlining a step-by-step program that gets... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This volume offers a wide-reaching overview of current academic research on women's participation in combat sports within a range of different national and trans-national contexts, detailing many of the struggles and opportunities experienced by women at various levels of engagement within sports such as boxing, wrestling, and mixed martial arts. more...
- G2 Rights Ltd 2014; US$ 4.36
Boxing is the sport with probably the longest history of all, with Egyptian hieroglyphics depicting bare-knuckle fighting that date back as far as 5,000 BC. But which was the greatest fight of all time? Who ranks number one among the multitude of pugilists over the years? There are so many fighters and so many fights to choose from that it is impossible... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
This work covers the individuals and events of what most consider to be the greatest era in boxing history. The first chapter compares the 1970s to all other eras, from the early 1900s and Jack Johnson to the present day and the Klitschko brothers, proving through an established set of criteria that the '70s stand above all other eras. The second... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 29.95
This volume offers detailed information about the boxers who were active during boxing's "Golden Age," 1890 to 1910, focusing primarily on George "Kid" Lavigne, Bob Fitzsimmons, Barbados Joe Walcott, Joe Gans, Terry McGovern, Sam Langford, and Stanley Ketchel, and their opponents, who were also key figures. more...