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- 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...
- Parthian Books 2014; US$ 3.99
A year out of the game for a fight gone wrong, Hector Bebb, a boxer from Cymmer, south Wales, is ready to make a comeback, confident that he's got himself under control. Those around him aren't so sure, and their fears are justified as, second time round, Hector's savagery takes a terrible toll, and he has to go on the run. So Long, Hector Bebb, which... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2014; US$ 11.27
When Carl Froch defeated George Groves in their Wembley Stadium re-match in front of 80,000 fans, it went down as the biggest fight in British boxing history, cementing Carl?s place as our greatest boxer ? a pure warrior who has never accepted the easy way. Carl grew up a tough kid on a Nottingham estate, where boxing helped to keep him out of trouble.... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 12.99
From his gold medal at the 1960 Olympic Games to his defeat of Sonny Liston to claim the world heavyweight championship in 1964, the unforgettable 'Thrilla in Manila' against Joe Frazier and the 'Rumble in the Jungle' against George Foreman, 'The Greatest of All Time', Muhammad Ali, has captured the attention of the world. His conversion to Islam,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00
The legendary Harry Greb stepped into the ring more than 300 times from 1913 to 1926, defeated opponents who outweighed him by more than 30 pounds, held the middleweight and light heavyweight titles and beat every Hall of Fame boxer he ever fought. Dubbed "the Pittsburgh Windmill" because of his manic, freewheeling style in the ring, Greb... more...
- G2 Rights Ltd 2015; US$ 2.90
"The fight game in the raw great contests and some really hard men. What a life!" Roy Shaw Prize-fighting was one of the greatest sporting attractions in the 18th and 19th centuries. Prize-fights attracted thousands of spectators from all walks of life and, nothwithstanding its illegality, was patronised by royalty and the aristocracy. The area... more...