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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 27.50
From jazz fantasy camp to running a movie studio; from a fight between an old guy and a fat guy to a fear of clowns?Carlo Rotella?s Playing in Time delivers good stories full of vivid characters, all told with the unique voice and humor that have garnered Rotella many devoted readers in the New York Times Magazine , Boston Globe, and Washington... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 18.95
Muay Thai, also referred to as Thai boxing, combines fitness training, self-defense, and competitive sport. In this hands-on guide, renowned trainer Christoph Delp presents the sport?s history, development, rules, and equipment. In the techniques section, he first details basic skills such as the correct starting position and footwork. Next he offers... more...
- Transworld 2015; US$ 12.68
In this poignant, moving book, Muhammad Ali shares the beliefs he has come to live by and which he has passed on to his children. Some of the wisdom is his own; some comes from the teachings of true Islam, from his spiritual studies, and from people he has met in the course of his extraordinary life. Here, as he recalls his early days as a young warrior... more...
- Mainstream Publishing 2012; US$ 14.09
Now in his 80th year, 'Battling' Jack Turpin is the last surviving member of his generation of Britain's best-known and best-loved boxing family. Jack's father, Lionel Turpin, came from British Guiana to volunteer for the British Army during the Great War. He was wounded on the battlefields of France and invalided to Warwick, the first black man... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This comprehensive, novel and exciting interdisciplinary collection brings together leading international authorities from the history of sport, social history, art history, film history, design history, cultural studies and related fields to explore the ways in which visual culture has shaped, and continues to impact upon, our understanding of sport... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 29.95
This first nationwide study of boxing regulations in the United States offers an historical overview of the subject, from the earliest attempts at regulating the sport to present-day legislation that may create a national boxing commission. It examines the disparity of regulations among states, as well as the reasons for some of these differences.... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 144.99
The Historical Dictionary of Boxing focuses on the as champions of boxing along with the lesser-known boxers who helped shape this sport. More of these boxers come from the United States but there are others from Europe, Asia and Latin America, and there are also entries on the major boxing countries as well. Plus entries on the rules, on the... more...
- Picador 2014; US$ 4.99
THE STORY OF CUBAN BOXER AND POLITICAL PARIAH GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX'S HARROWING DECISION TO DEFECT IN HOPES OF REAPING THE REWARDS OF THE AMERICAN DREAM "What is one million dollars compared to the love of eight million Cubans?" This was the question posed by legendary boxer Teofilo Stevenson in the 1970s, crowned by many as the Muhammad Ali... more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 6.49
When sports journalist Denison Brown visits a hypnotherapist to help him quit smoking, he has no idea of the journey on which he is about to embark. Whilst his efforts to give up tobacco fail miserably, he does attempt to answer a long-debated sporting question, who is the greatest heavyweight boxer that ever lived? Along the way, Denison visualises... more...