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The manly art : bare-knuckle prize fighting in America

Author: Elliott J Gorn
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The intent of this book is to interpret boxing. It is selective in the events it covers. It reconstructs the culture of the ring.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott J Gorn
ISBN: 0801419204 9780801419201
OCLC Number: 13423633
Description: 316 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue: the English prize ring --
Hats in the ring --
The first American champions --
The age of heroes --
The meanings of prize fighting --
Triumph and decline --
"Fight like a gentleman, you son of a bitch, if you can" --
The end of the bare-knuckle era.
Responsibility: Elliott J. Gorn.

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The intent of this book is to interpret boxing. It is selective in the events it covers. It reconstructs the culture of the ring.

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